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Isn't it about time we left Bartman alone?

Originally Published: August 4, 2009
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

Maybe it's a coincidence, maybe it isn't, but bad things seem to happen to people who torment Steve Bartman, the Chicago Cubs fan who innocently reached for a foul ball nearly six years ago -- and then had his life tied at the ankles and wrists and thrown into a cement mixer.

Bartman was just a guy sitting in Aisle 4, Row 8, Seat 113 at Wrigley Field. I was there that same October night, watching that same Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the Florida Marlins. ...

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