2/3 Mother Nature & Wrigley

The wind from Tuesday’s historic blizzard knocked roof panels off the Wrigley Field press box. Cubs historian Ed Hartig couldn’t find any other blizzard-related incidents at the ballpark but did come up with these, courtesy of Mother Nature:

* Games were called because of snow in 1921, 1967, 2003 and 2007.

* June 2, 1950: Lightning struck the Cubs’ clubhouse down the left field line as several of the players were changing.

* July 21, 1956: Lightning struck one of the pennant poles atop the grandstand. The pole shattered, scattering debris on the fans below.

– Carrie Muskat

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