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There’s no better sight than Wrigley Field on a summer night. The Cubs host the Phillies beginning tonight. (Photo by Stephen Green)
In a scene almost straight out of a 1947 Cubs game, a ballpark full of fans sat in darkness for 18 minutes when the power went out last night at Wrigley Field in the top of the fourth inning.
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But staff photographer Steve Green was there to capture it. As a front office person, it is not unusual to a dark ballpark. In fact that’s how we see it most of the time. But to see it dark–with people inside it–that was strange. I imagine this is what Cubs games were like before lights and teams had to play until the last bit of sunlight was exhausted. Though the game was delayed, it provided an interesting shot for Steve.
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