Carbo wanted to get medieval on Keith Hernandez
On ESPN’s “Outside The Lines,” former Boston Red Sox outfielder Bernie Carbo admitted to reporter Mark Schwarz that he offered to pay someone $2,000 to break the arms of former St. Louis Cardinals teammate Keith Hernandez after learning Hernandez testified during the infamous Pittsburgh drug trails that it was Carbo who introduced him to cocaine.
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Carbo also said he was high on drugs when he belted that monstrous homer to left-center field during Game 6 of the 1975 World Series, which set the stage for Carlton Fisk’s legendary game-winner off the foul pole.
“Nobody did as many drugs as I did,” Carbo said.
Strangely, Carbo also said he would apologize to the Mets broadcaster (unless Keith is asleep in the booth) for introducing him to blow.
So, if what Hernandez said under oath was true, why did Carbo want to go all “Pulp Fiction” on him?
Oh, that’s right, he was high.