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'30 for 30' project includes Bartman film

Updated: July 30, 2009, 4:59 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

Academy Award winner Alex Gibney will direct a one-hour documentary on Steve Bartman as part of ESPN's "30 for 30" film project.

Gibney will explore why Bartman was singled out in a game rife with scapegoats, what has happened in the aftermath and what lies in store for Bartman and his relationship with the city, the Cubs and their fans.

"With five outs remaining in Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS," reads the official release, "a foul ball descended from the cold Chicago sky, destined for ...

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