Schilling excoriates media for bloody sock story
Curt Schilling responded to the controversy over whether his socks were really bloody with a brush-back pitch and a $1 million dare.
In his blog, entitled 38 Pitches, Schilling asserted the blood on his socks during the 2004 ALCS and the subsequent World Series was indeed real. He lambasted Baltimore Orioles play-by-play man Gary Thorne for saying on the air that it was paint and criticized the media for running wild with the story. And he offered to make a $1 million wager, payable to charity, ...
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A BLOODY MESS
What exactly was on Schilling's sock?
• Peter Gammons believes Doug Mirabelli's side of what has been a Thorne-y story. Listen
• Boston manager Terry Francona is aggravated that he has to talk about the sock three years later. Listen
• Don't believe Gary Thorne, Kevin Millar says. Doug Mirabelli wouldn't fabricate such a story, and Schilling's performance in the 2004 playoffs was heroic. Listen
• Alan Schwarz and Jayson Stark don't believe Schilling invented his bloody sock from his Game 6 start against the Yankees in the 2004 ALCS. Listen