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The bloody sock doctor is in big trouble

Feb 26, 2010, 10:52 AM EDT

The doctor who performed the meatball surgery on Curt Schilling’s ankle in 2004 which led to the bloody sock has had his license suspended and is under investigation for . . . something.

Unauthorized possession of stage blood?  Complicity to overacting? Accessory to second degree myth-making?

  1. The Common Man - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:00 AM

    Roy Hobbs’ shirt? Well played, good sir.

  2. Charles Gates - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:04 AM

    Stealing a ketchup packet from the concession stand?

  3. YX - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:17 AM

    The part about him going 75mph in a 65mph zone…
    Was he holding down the traffic?

  4. jwb - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:20 AM

    A six year old DUI arrest, TFA didn’t say conviction, doesn’t seem like a pull-your-license-to-practice-medicine offense. There has to be more here.

  5. GimmeSomeSteel - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:34 AM

    Here we go with the “See, it proves it was fake!” bullsh**. I’m no fan of Schilling the attention whore blowhard, but he was a hell of a pitcher in his day, and no one has yet offered PROOF that the bloody sock wasn’t really bloody. I hope this article was just playing to Yankee fan paranoia and revisionism.

  6. YANKEES1996 - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:40 AM

    Could it possibly be the dispensing of acting lessons without a prescription?, or possibly assisting in the feigning of injury?

  7. Jamie - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:46 AM

    I wish my team was good enough to warrant this kind of fan-baiting.

  8. tadthebad - Feb 26, 2010 at 12:02 PM

    They’re still not over blowing a 3-0 lead in the 2004 ALCS. That’s all.

  9. GimmeSomeSteel - Feb 26, 2010 at 12:11 PM

    That, and they think all the melodramatic “back from the brink, playing with pain, etc.” stuff is their private preserve. Sometimes I think Yankee fans aren’t happy unless they’re miserable–about something. Perhaps being the defending World Champions isn’t enough for them.

  10. Old Gator - Feb 26, 2010 at 12:19 PM

    Wouldn’t it be a pisser if he were suspended for buying Curt Schilling his subscription to The American Spectator?

  11. Big Harold - Feb 26, 2010 at 1:58 PM

    “Perhaps being the defending World Champions isn’t enough for them.”
    Sure it’s enough, .. for now.

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