Fourteen years after the infamous catch that changed his life, disgraced Chicago Cubs fan Steve Bartman has returned to Wrigley Field.
On Monday, Bartman met with Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and received the gift of a lifetime — a World Series ring.
“On behalf of the entire Chicago Cubs organization, we are honored to present a 2016 World Series Championship Ring to Mr. Steve Bartman,” the Cubs said in a statement to local news station WGN.
Bartman became a household name in 2003 when he reached for a foul ball that left fielder Moises Alou was attempting to catch during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series. The Cubs were winning that game, but would go on to lose it and the series, lengthening their championship drought another year.