It was a bad egg, and it came to a bad end. It was the BASEBALL that many blamed for costing the Chicago Cubs a trip to the World Series last fall, when a fan, Steve Bartman, deflected it from the glove of Cubs left fielder Moises Alou. In a stunt to exorcise the curse--and raise money for juvenile diabetes--the ball was blown up inside a clear case. Fans cheered, but Bartman was a no-show.
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