Bartman ball to be destroyed Thursday
CHICAGO -- This ball is going, going ... Ka-BLAM!
In an event applying the gloss of Hollywood and P.T. Barnum to the "curse" of the Chicago Cubs, the foul ball that couldn't be caught in October's playoffs will be obliterated by a special-effects expert on live television Thursday night.
The ball-bashing, taking place with spring training just underway, is being done to bring some closure to one of the most painful losses in the Cubs' doleful history.
Grant DePorter, who helped ...
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