Steve Bartman wont attend Cubs wild-card

Steve Bartman, the man who infamously robbed Cubs outfielder Moises Alou of a catch during Game 6 ofthe 2003 NLCS, will not attend the team's wild-card game on Wednesday, according to ESPN .Keque Escobedo, a self-proclaimed lifelong Cubs fan,started aGoFundMe campaignto get Bartmanto the game, which will likely be in Pittsburgh. The Rhys Hoskins Womens Team Red Jersey page was more than halfway to its goal of $5,000, but aspokesman for Bartman said his Odubel Herrera Jersey client won't be attending.MORE: Most infamous moment for every MLB team| Cubs billy goats through the years "It's nice of these people to think of Steve but he won't be taking advantage of the offer," the spokesman, Frank Murtha, said via ESPN. "He's perfectly capable of attending the game on his own, though he has no intention of being at the wild-card game."Bartman has been incognito since the incident that made him a scapegoat amongCubs fans who believe he ruined the team's best chance at winning a World Series since 1908. The Marlins rallied for eight runs in the eighth inning after Bartman's failed grab and won Games 6 Jim Thome Jersey and 7 to advance to the World Series. TheGoFundMe page's me sage accompanying the campaign read:"Lifelong Cubs fan wants to make amends for 2003, let's make it happen. First we need to find him to get him to the big game. If Carlos Santana Jersey anyone knows where he is at, tell him we are looking for him. The money would pay for his expenses including his ticket, hotel room, flights and a little spending money."If he cannot be found by time of the big game all the proceeds raised will be donated to the Alzheimer's A sociation."Bartman is happy to hear the money will be donated to charity."Steve is glad the money will go to a good cause and will be cheering on the Cubs as always," Murtha Men's Maikel Franco Scarlet Jersey said via ESPN.