(CBS) No party’s complete without a cake, and so on the 100-year anniversary of Wrigley Field opening, they went big for the historic ballpark.
A 400-pound birthday cake commemorating Wrigley Field is on display outside the park this morning as the Cubs ready to play the Diamondbacks at 1:20 p.m.READ MORE: Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Teachers Union Say They're Close To A Deal As They Continue Negotiations On COVID Safety
The four-by-five-foot cake was made by Carlo’s Bakery. It will later be moved across town for the team’s Bricks and Ivy Charity Ball.READ MORE: Video From Police Shooting That Killed Adam Toledo To Be Released On Thursday, COPA Says
Here’s a few photos from Danny Ecker of Crain’s Chicago Business on Twitter. He reported that it took four people six days to make.MORE NEWS: Who Is Adam Toldeo?
And here it is. The 400-lb. Wrigley Field birthday cake: pic.twitter.com/HjW5gYCCRr— Danny Ecker (@DannyEcker) April 23, 2014
A couple more shots of the Wrigley cake. 4x5 feet, took 4 people 6 days to make: pic.twitter.com/NSGJ1oW86s— Danny Ecker (@DannyEcker) April 23, 2014
The four-by-five-foot cake, which was made by Carlo’s Bakery of Cake Boss fame, will be outside the stadium for today’s centennial celebration before heading across town for the team’s annual Bricks and Ivy Charity Ball.