CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs fans are packing downtown Chicago to celebrate the team’s first World Series title in 108 years, but one infamous fan won’t be among them.

Steve Bartman has confirmed through a spokesman that he won’t be at the victory parade or rally.

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Frank Murtha told USA Today that Bartman “was overjoyed that the Cubs won” on Wednesday night to clinch the Series, but that he doesn’t “want to be a distraction” to the team’s accomplishments.

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Bartman vanished from public view after interfering with a foul ball during the National League Championship Series in 2003.

The Cubs were five outs away from reaching the World Series at the time. Bartman became a pariah in Chicago after the Cubs went on to lose the game and the series to the Marlins.

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