Cubs offer Groupon to throw out first pitch


CHICAGO -- Buried beneath the bevy of bargains for Brazilian waxes and bar specials on popular daily deal site Groupon is a bodacious once-in-a-lifetime baseball experience for one very deep-pocketed fan.

For $30,000, you too could throw a first pitch before the team’s Aug. 30 game against the Brewers -- from the same rubber at Wrigley Field that once saw Kerry Wood strike out 20 Astros and Mark Prior stare in disbelief as his team unraveled in Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS.

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