Who is the “Pink Hat Guy” behind the plate at every Cubs home game? He’s Jim Anixter

Roe Conn

The Pink Hat Guy of Wrigley Field. Still of ‘The Pink Hat Guy of Wrigley Field’ on YouTube.

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Who is the “The Pink Hat Guy” behind home plate at Wrigley Field? And why does he keep wearing that loud hat and a green sweatshirt? His name is Jim Anixter, a Hyde Park native, Highland Park resident and president of A-Z Wire & Cable, a distributor of industrial, commercial and specialty wire and cable. He’s also been part of several efforts to buy the Cubs. Jim joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to explain his mythical pink hat and his history with the Chicago Cubs.

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