Steve Bartman


One day after the Cubs won their first world championship in 108 years, Bartman, the infamous fan who interfered with a foul ball at Wrigley Field during Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS, opened his door a sliver.

"He was just overjoyed that the Cubs won, as all the Cubs fans are," Frank Murtha, a lawyer who has served as a spokesman for Bartman in the past, told Josh Peter of USA Today Sports.

However, this is by no means a happy quote. Peter writes that Murtha said Bartman "did not express relief" after the Cubs made the final out of Game 7. Bartman, the subject of Cubs fans' misery for the 13 years between his confrontation with Moises Alou and Ben Zobrist's tenth inning RBI, has never accepted an interview on his role in Cubs history.

If an interviewing is coming, it won't happen Friday as Chicago celebrates the team.

"We don't intend to crash the parade," Murtha said. "The one thing that Steve and I did talk about was if the Cubs were to win, he did not want to be a distraction to the accomplishments of the players and the organization."

Bartman has reportedly been offered tens of thousands of dollars to sign autographs and over $100,000 to appear in a Super Bowl commercial. A GoFundMe campaign attempted to send him to the 2015 NL Wild Card Game. Bartman has declined every offer sent his way.

Bartman allegedly still lives and works in the Chicagoland area. While many of his friends and colleagues will be downtown at the Cubs' championship parade Friday, Bartman will be at work, carrying on as he would a normal day.

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