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Ball's Fateful Flight

Photograph By AP Photo/Morry Gash

The Cubs were leading 3-0 in the eighth inning, just five outs from going to the World Series, when the Marlins' Luis Castillo hit a pop fly toward the left field line. Cubs outfielder Moises Alou reached into the stands to try to and make the play, but was impeded by a fan identified as Steve Bartman, who also attempted to catch the ball.