Schilling’s Mass Mansion
The new season of 30 for 30 kicks off tonight with Broke, a look at pro athletes’ penchants for burning through their fortunes. One of them is Curt Schilling, whose video game company not only went bankrupt, but blew tens of millions of dollars worth of shady taxpayer-funded loans. So it’s maybe coincidence, maybe not, that last week Schilling put his Boston-area mansion on the market—and he’s asking less than half of what he originally wanted for the place.
WPRI reports that Schilling’s 26-acre, 7-bedroom Medfield, Mass., home is up for sale. The place looks lovely, and there’s an added bonus—it was once owned by Drew Bledsoe! So it might be a bargain at $3.5 million, especially considering Schilling tried to sell the place in 2008 for $8 million.
A.B. I’m not saying I necessarily like Curt Schilling or agree with the way he blew Rhode Island taxpayers’ money, but part of me feels bad for the guy. No matter who you are or what you do, it has to b...