Big mistake found in Wrigley Field mural

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Wrigley Field in Chicago is celebrating their 100 year anniversary and they put up historic photos onto the brick on Waveland Avenue. One of the murals, a photo of Charles Lindbergh visiting Wrigley Field, is said to actually be of Comiskey Park. ( Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune / March 31, 2014 )

There are several new murals on Wrigley Field’s outside walls, and one of them has a glaring mistake.

The mural labeled “Charles Lindbergh, Wrigley Field” features the famous aviator at old Comiskey Park, home of the rival White Sox.

The Cubs issued a statement acknowledging the error and adding: “We are working to update the artwork and plan to have a new mural installed soon alongside our other great historic images.”

One of the handsome new murals on the ballpark’s outside walls shows a photo labeled “Charles Lindbergh, Wrigley Field,” but the event featuring the famous aviator actually took place at old

The mistake was first publicized by Floyd Sullivan, who writes a blog on ChicagoNow, which is part of Chicago Tribune Media Group.

Click here to read Sullivan’s blog post about the mistake, and some of the other errors that his readers discovered.

The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.

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