It’s the World Series hat that never was.
That time that the worst sporting experience of your life made you a better sports fan.
Cubs fans swallowed a bitter pill that they haven’t coughed up in the decade since.
Kerry Wood was there during that fateful game in October when Steve Bartman reached his hand over the railing at Wrigley Field to catch a foul ball.
Eight years ago today, Steve Bartman may have helped the Cubs fall apart, but he also brought a Chicago couple together.
We have a tendency in this town to look for scapegoats when things go badly for the home team. Ask Steve Bartman, Hue Hollins, Jerry Dybzinski, and the Gatorade-soaked glove of Leon Durham.
Chicago has some interesting World Series history. The Cubs haven’t won since 1908, and the White Sox intentionally lost the 1919 fall classic.
This year’s TriBeCa Film Festival in New York will include a documentary on Steve Bartman.