There's a chance for some healing here. A chance for closure. But for whom, really?
There's been a movement afoot to have Steve Bartman throw out a first pitch at a Cubs' home game during the World Series but the man who has not ever sought some kind of cosmic payback - or a real one despite the offers - for the completely unacceptable wrath he endured in the wake of his infamous moment thirteen years ago is about as likely to accept an invitation as Donald Trump is to gracefully accept defeat at the polls.
For that, I say good on Bartman and I don't see how anyone couldn't understand. He won't do it and neither would I. A Steve Bartman appearance might ramp up the goodwill, but if he throws out a first pitch and the Cubs lose that night? Yikes.
Still, I can't help but fantasize about what a perfect Bartman pregame ceremony would look like.
It entails a helicopter landing in centre field with him emerging from it along with Eddie Vedder, Bill Murray, Bob Newhart, John Cusack, BarackRead More »from Monday Musings: Should Bartman throw out the first pitch? Hell no. Unless...