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Steve Bartman. That name will forever be attached to the Chicago Cubs franchise because he did what any fan would have done in his situation. Fourteen years ago, the Cubs felt they were on the cusp of a World Series run to finally end their curse. But all hope was ended when Steve Bartman reached […]
Paging Jeffrey Maier: Umpiring Crew Fails to Overturn a Victor Martinez Home Run After Fan Interference (Video + GIFs)
Last night, a Detroit Tigers fan named John Bendzinski nearly became his team’s Steve Bartman. Instead, thanks to the umpiring crew, he became his team’s Jeffrey Maier. Bartman, of course, is the Cubs fan who reached over the railing and prevented Moises Alou from catching a foul ball and recording a crucial out late in […]
Total Pro Sports – A dead goat’s head was found hanging on the Harry Caray statue outside Wrigley Field early Monday morning as the Cubs get ready to open their 101st game at Wrigley. Back in 2007 another goats head was found, in an attempt to break the curse of the Billy Goat.