Found February 24, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
PLAYERS: Curt Schilling
Curt Schilling's financial problems have led him to auction off one of his famous bloody socks. The stained sock he wore in Game 2 of the 2004 World Series, pitching six innings on a sutured ankle, was sold to an anonymous bidder for $92,613. The more famous bloody sock -- the one from Game 6 of the ALCS that year -- was thrown away after Boston's win in Yankee Stadium. The sock sold at the auction had previously been sitting in baseball's Hall of Fame Museum. After his playing days were over, Schilling invested about $50 million into the now-bankrupt video game company, 38 Studios. It was a decision that would cost him every penny he earned playing baseball. Now, Schilling is being sued by the state of Rhode Island. The state's economic development agency approved a guaranteed $75 million loan to lure the company out of Massachusetts back in 2010. When the company went belly-up less than two years after the deal, the state was on the hook for $100 million...

Impostor sock auctioned as Schilling's infamous "bloody sock"

Curt Schilling’s bloody sock went up for auction at the Fletcher-Sinclair mansion in New York on Saturday and the right-hander’s foot warmer sold for $92,613 to an anonymous bidder. Here’s the catch (pun intended), the sock auctioned Saturday was the one worn during game 2 of the 2004 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals not the real "bloody sock" from the...

Curt Schilling’s bloody sock sells for $92,000. Seriously.

People collect some strange things and from time to time, those same people will pay a lot of money for those items. Saturday night was one of those occasions. Heritage Auctions held an event Saturday night which featured the bloody sock that Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling wore in Game 2 of the 2004 St. Louis Cardinals. The auction featured several sports related items but...

Curt Schilling’s Bloody Sock From Game 2 of 2004 World Series Sells for $92,613 at Auction

Your chance to own one of the Red Sox’ most coveted pieces of memorabilia has come and gone. After a week-long auction, Curt Schilling‘s bloody sock has finally been sold and for a hefty price of $92,613. The bidding for Schilling’s bloody sock started at $25,000 on Monday and quickly increased to $32,000 by the afternoon. The sock was originally loaned to the Baseball Hall...

Mike Carp owes future success to Curt Schilling

Curt Schilling will always be a part of Red Sox history. Who could forget the “bloody sock” in game 6 of the 2004 ALCS when Schilling pitched seven dominate innings against the rival Yankees while just hours before he underwent reconstructive surgery? Red Sox Nation will always remember and appreciate the greatest comeback in MLB history. On Friday newly acquired first baseman...

Mike Carp Given Curt Schilling’s Old No. 38, Which Reportedly Draws Tongue-in-Cheek Response

Not since Curt Schilling retired following the 2007 season has a member of the Red Sox donned No. 38. That’s about to change, though, as newcomer Mike Carp has been assigned the number upon reporting to spring training. Carp, who wore No. 20 with the Mariners the past three seasons, has no ties to No. 38. Instead, the assignment was simply a matter of what was available, although...

Curt Schilling’s Bloody Sock Sells, Chicago Cubs Bodypaint & Chael Sonnen Licks Rashad Evans’ Shoe

  Are you a struggling blogger who could use some free pageviews? Have a post you’ve been busting your ass on that deserves some attention? Have a Bacon Porn photo to submit?   • Some Hot Chick In Cubs Bodypaint! • Curt Schilling’s bloody sock sold for… • ARod’s 2009 W.S. ring goes to auction • Chael Sonnen licking Rashad Evans’ shoe ...
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