Fate can be fair or foul.
With five outs remaining in Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS, a foul ball descended from the cold Chicago sky. As a flurry of hands reached for the ball, it was fatefully tipped away from the outstretched glove of outfielder Moises Alou. Steve Bartman instantly became the focus of rage for long-suffering Cubs fans everywhere.
Academy-Award winner Alex Gibney "brilliantly"* explores the phenomenon of scapegoating through the lenses of two infamous moments in sports history: Bartman's ill-fated incident and Boston Red Sox first baseman, Bill Buckner's fateful error.