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Alou says he wouldn't have caught Bartman ball in 2003 NLCS

Updated: April 1, 2008, 7:42 PM ET
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Should Steve Bartman be off the hook with Cubs fans? According to Moises Alou, he should be.

Alou, now with the Mets, said he wouldn't have caught the now-infamous pop foul in the 2003 National League Championship Series that hit the heel of Bartman's hand in the eighth inning of Game 6, prolonging an inning in which the Marlins later rallied for the lead. Florida went on to win the series.

The Cubs were leading the Marlins three games to two in the 2003 NLCS, ahead 3-0 in the ...

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