Wrigley Field mural accidentally uses an image of Comiskey Park

So very Cubs.

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It’s the 100th birthday of Wrigley Field this year, and to celebrate the iconic ballpark the Cubs have commissioned a series of murals around the park that honor its history. The above photo is of one of those murals, and is meant to commemorate Charles Lindbergh’s visit to Wrigley.

Only problem is, no one knows if Lindbergh ever visited Wrigley. Also that is a photo of Comiskey Park.

C’mon Cubs.

From Chicago Now’s Floyd Sullivan:

I didn’t remember reading anywhere that [Lindbergh] stopped at Wrigley Field. So I looked more closely at the photograph and took a hard look at the rather blurry background.

Arched windows. Not distinct, but definitely there.

After the game I returned home and examined a similar photograph I had considered including in the book. It’s from the Chicago History Museum and clearly shows the arched windows in the background of a shot…

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