Published on June 22nd, 2017 | by Staples Soccer


Chris O’Dell Throws Out 1st Pitch At Wrigley Field

Staples soccer players know Chris O’Dell as the longtime freshman coach, now a member of the varsity staff.

Staples soccer fans know Chris O’Dell as a hard-nosed defender on the 1993 state champion team.

Home buyers know Chris O’Dell as the builder of energy effiicent luxury homes.

Now Chicago Cubs fans know Chris O’Dell as the man who threw out the 1st pitch at Wrigley Field.

The Staples graduate — and former Staples baseball star — got the honor yesterday, thanks to a 1995 classmate with ties to the world champions.

The event turned into a mini-reunion, as O’Dell met former Staples soccer teammate Drew Robbins.

Truly, Chris O’Dell is a man for all seasons.



Drew Robbins, Chris O’Dell and their sons, at Wrigley Field.


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