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CTA Marks Crosstown Classic With Fare Card

By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on Jun 2, 2009 6:20PM

The CTA's 2009 Crosstown Classic Fare Card
We're just two weeks away from the first pitch in this year's edition of the Crosstown Classic, the annual White Sox-Cubs clash, and the CTA has released a new fare card to commemorate this year's series, just as they have every year since 1998. This year's design is by local artist Steve Musgrave who is also the artist of the mural at the Addison Red Line stop. At first glance, it appears to be a generic baseball player but the keen eyes of the CTA Tattler's Kevin O'Neil catch that, "...the artist's work clearly shows a player outfitted in half Cubs blue and half Sox black." It gives the Obama Inauguration D.C. Metro Card a run for its money plus it doesn't involve Ozzie and Lou rapping, so it's okay with us. [via CTA Tattler]