Baseball Hall Of Famer Carlton Fisk Arrested On DUI In Cornfield
Baseball Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk, who hit one of the most memorable home runs in World Series history (see video below) was arrested for DUI in Illinois Monday night after allegedly driving his truck into the middle of a cornfield and passing out.
New Lenox police were called with a report of a vehicle in a cornfield shortly after 7pm. When they arrived, police say they found Fisk fast asleep behind the wheel of his Ford F-150 truck, which had a flat tire. Police reportedly found an open bottle of vodka in the cab of the truck.
Fisk was taken to a local hospital for a check up and arrested on suspicion of DUI. He reportedly refused a blood alcohol test. His truck was impounded and he was released Tuesday morning.
It was 37 years ago last Sunday in game 6 of the 1975 World Series that Fisk’s home run in the 12th inning led his Boston Red Sox over the Cincinnati Reds to force game 7. (The Reds ultimately won game 7 4-3 to win the Series.