Cubs error: Mural shows Charles Lindbergh at Comiskey Park

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Cubs error: Mural shows Charles Lindbergh at Comiskey Park
A photograph of the aviator Charles Lindbergh is part of a mural outside Wrigley Field on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Chicago. The 1927 photograph of Lindbergh was included on the mural commemorating the 100th anniversary of the home of the Cubs. But the Cubs said this week that the picture was actually taken when Lindbergh visited Comiskey Park, the now-demolished home of the Chicago White Sox. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
Fans walk past a photograph of the aviator Charles Lindbergh included on a mural outside Wrigley Field on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Chicago. A 1927 photograph of Lindbergh was included on the mural commemorating the 100th anniversary of the home of the Cubs. But the Cubs said this week that the picture was actually taken when Lindbergh visited Comiskey Park, the now-demolished home of the Chicago White Sox. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
Fans walk past a photograph of the aviator Charles Lindbergh included on a mural outside of Wrigley Field on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Chicago. This week it was discovered that the picture actually shows Lindbergh visiting Comiskey Park, not Wrigley Field. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
Fans walk past a photograph of the aviator Charles Lindbergh included on a mural outside Wrigley Field on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Chicago. A 1927 photograph of Lindbergh was included on the mural commemorating the 100th anniversary of the home of the Cubs. But the Cubs said this week that the picture was actually taken when Lindbergh visited Comiskey Park, the now-demolished home of the Chicago White Sox. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
Fans walk past a photograph of the aviator Charles Lindbergh included on a mural outside of Wrigley Field on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Chicago. This week it was discovered that the picture actually shows Lindbergh visiting Comiskey Park, not Wrigley Field. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
A fan takes a picture of a photograph of the aviator Charles Lindbergh included on a mural outside Wrigley Field on Friday, May 16, 2014, in Chicago. A 1927 photograph of Lindbergh was included on the mural commemorating the 100th anniversary of the home of the Cubs. But the Cubs said this week that the picture was actually taken when Lindbergh visited Comiskey Park, the now-demolished home of the Chicago White Sox.(AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
Baseball fans walk past a mural of four 1918 Chicago Cubs' players as they enter Wrigley Field on the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at the park, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Baseball fans head to their seats past a mural of the 1947 All-Star Game program, on the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at Wrigley Field, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Baseball fans file past a mural of four 1918 Chicago Cubs' players as they enter Wrigley Field on the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at the park, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MORTON SALT - Morton Salt Girls strike the iconic pose as they celebrate the shared 100th birthday of the Morton Salt Girl and Wrigley Field on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Chicago. The group gathered for Morton Salt Girl Day at Wrigley Field under the ballpark’s famous Marquee. (John Konstantaras/AP Images for Morton Salt)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MORTON SALT - Morton Salt Girls join together to wish the Morton Salt Girl a happy 100th birthday on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Chicago. The group gathered for Morton Salt Girl Day at Wrigley Field under the ballpark’s famous Marquee, combining the centennial celebrations of two of America’s most recognizable icons. (John Konstantaras/AP Images for Morton Salt)
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Even by the standards of the woeful Chicago Cubs, this was an unusual error.

A 1927 photograph of the late aviator Charles Lindbergh was included on a mural at Wrigley Field, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the home of the Cubs. But the Cubs said this week that the picture was actually taken when Lindbergh visited Comiskey Park, the now-demolished home of the Chicago White Sox.

Team spokesman Julian Green said the photograph of the triumphant Lindbergh was incorrectly labeled as photographs were gathered to mark the anniversary season. The mistake was first noticed by a blogger and the Cubs soon concluded that the scene depicted the South Side home of the White Sox, not the North Side home of the Cubs.

A closer look at the mural also revealed that a photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt was taken at Wrigley but before he was actually elected, despite what the caption reads.

"We are now reviewing all of the photos," he said.

Green said the team is planning to fix the mural to make it historically accurate. And while the photograph replacing the one of Lindbergh hasn't been selected yet, he said the Cubs will make absolutely sure it was taken at Wrigley.

It won't be the first time the team has had to correct a mistake at the friendly confines. In 2008, after unveiling the statue of Cubs great Ernie Banks, it was quickly noted that the quote attributed to Mr. Cub wasn't grammatically correct, prompting the sculptor to return to add an apostrophe to "Let's Play Two."

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