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Curt Schilling bought Jose Canseco’s Lamborghini?

Mar 24, 2011, 12:36 PM EDT


Random bits falling out of the Barry Bonds trial, as Bonds’ former buddy Steven Hoskins testified (for reasons that aren’t entirely clear) that Curt Schilling once bought a used Lamborghini from Jose Canseco.

I’m guessing that was mentioned at some point in a random Canseco or Schilling feature story, but I find it to be hilarious for some reason. ¬†Mostly because, rather than it being brokered by their agent (who represented both of them at the time), I’m picturing Schilling standing in Canseco’s driveway, both of them looking at the car and haggling, arms crossed.

Yes, it’s a slow news day. Why do you ask?

  1. yankeesfanlen - Mar 24, 2011 at 12:42 PM

    Kind of like this-

  2. trevorb06 - Mar 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

    Ah, this info essentially cost tax payers about $100k

    Let’s hope it helps one side win faster.

  3. marshmallowsnake - Mar 24, 2011 at 12:44 PM

    Maybe the glove box was “loaded?”

  4. cur68 - Mar 24, 2011 at 12:47 PM

    I bet Schilling got his price and Canseco went a way feeling screwed. What kind of Lambo, anyways? That’s a Gallardo, there in the photo, which is a kind of a conservative Lambo IMO. I bet it was a Murci√©lago. They tend to be flashier.

    • Utley's Hair - Mar 24, 2011 at 1:05 PM

      Now can we get both of them to just go away?

      • cur68 - Mar 24, 2011 at 1:42 PM

        In that car? Hell yes, and real fast, too.

  5. Utley's Hair - Mar 24, 2011 at 12:59 PM

    Craig, you’re REALLY looking for a tersely written rebuke from dirtyharry1971 with this one.

  6. WhenMattStairsIsKing - Mar 24, 2011 at 1:38 PM

    I thought this was something Curt did recently. That would have been 100 times odder.

  7. pisano - Mar 24, 2011 at 1:41 PM

    Putting Schilling in that car is like putting a silk hat on a pig!

    • WhenMattStairsIsKing - Mar 24, 2011 at 1:42 PM

      So…putting Schilling in that car is like putting a silk hat on Schilling?

      • Utley's Hair - Mar 24, 2011 at 1:49 PM

        Pigs the world over are offended at that statement!!!!!

  8. casegameaj - Mar 24, 2011 at 2:52 PM

    In other news:
    Playing the race card is the key to racial harmony

  9. Jonny 5 - Mar 24, 2011 at 3:04 PM

    Rumor has it the “bloody sock” was actually transmission fluid from this car, just so happens Schilling had to check it before he showed up that day and used his sock to wipe the dip stick.

  10. bobwsc - Mar 24, 2011 at 3:53 PM

    Schill would have to be coated in vagisil to squeeze into this thing. the gull-wing doors probably help.

    • Utley's Hair - Mar 24, 2011 at 8:33 PM

      Well there’s an image that makes me want to hurl. Thanks for that.

  11. Travis Reitsma - Mar 24, 2011 at 6:42 PM

    Taxpayer money well spent

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