Grant DePorter jokes that Harry Caray’s Restaurant in Chicago, named after the famed Chicago Cubs announcer, has the market cornered on turning lemons into lemonade, given the team’s heart-breaking track record. So his last big promotion for weary Cubs fans turned a baseball into smithereens.But this was not just any baseball.DePorter, president of Harry Caray Restaurant Group, spent nearly $114,000 to buy the “Bartman ball” in an online auction. The last time that Cubs fans saw the ball, it ...
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