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Steve Bartman, America’s most infamous fan, receives Cubs redemption

Bartman given World Series ring to celebrate Chicago’s 2016 victoryWas blamed for interfering with fielder during playoff loss in 2003

Steve Bartman, the Chicago Cubs fan vilified and blamed for ending the team’s championship hopes in 2003, has been awarded a World Series ring to commemorate Chicago’s title win last year.

The Cubs were mired in their legendary title drought – which ended after 108 years last season – when Bartman made his mark on history in 2003. The team appeared to be headed for the World Series when he stretched out to catch a foul ball with the Cubs leading …read more

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