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Here’s an Extremely Realistic 400-Pound Cake Replica of Wrigley Field

In honor of the Chicago ballpark's 100th anniversary

We assume the Cubs are celebrating Wrigley Field’s centennial by drinking a whole lot of booze, but they’re also going to be eating a whole lot of cake.

Buddy Valastro, also known as New Jersey’s “Cake Boss,” created a 5-foot-by-5-foot cake replica of the famed Chicago stadium to celebrate the occasion, the Chicago Tribune reports. It took a team of four bakers six days to complete the creation, which weighs in at 400 pounds.

Behold:

Seriously, look at that detail:

It’s probably delicious, but it’s a shame to take a knife to such a beautiful work of art. Oh man, isn’t everything wonderful in life so fleeting? Now we’re just sad. Oh well. Happy 100th birthday or whatever, Wrigley.

 

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