Those of us here in Boston cringed a little when our former GM offered an 'olive branch' to that Bartman moron who screwed his team out of a legitimate chance at a title in 2003.
This is the weird side of Theo—the unctuous political correctness (not uncommon in Brookline, Mass.) that looks for "healing" in the most inappropriate areas. Better to have just ignored the question, or called it a non-factor in the job ahead—bringing a world championship to the Cubs after 103 years. Get used to this aspect of Theo's personality, Chicago.