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The Cubs chucked their humongous 100th birthday cake in the trash

Wednesday was the 100th anniversary of the Cubs' storied stomping grounds, Wrigley Field. And to celebrate, the club commissioned a 400-pound cake shaped like the iconic ballpark. The dang thing even had ivy icing. Delicious, delicious ivy icing.

Yet in a move befitting the hapless franchise, the Cubs had their cake but did not eat it, too. As Deadspin pointed out, a Redditor tasked with disposing of the massive confection chronicled its sad journey from forklift...


...to dumpster:

Is there a more fitting image to capture the Cubs' futility than a ridiculous, expensive cake rotting amid garbage?

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