The famous "bloody sock" worn by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling during game two of the 2004 World Series was sold at auction on Saturday for $92,612.50 including auctioneer fees, according to the Huffington Post.
An anonymous buyer is the new owner of the sock that .
The famous sock was loaned to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum, but after Schilling’s videogame company “38 Studios” went bankrupt, he decided to put the sock up for auction. Bidding began at $25,000.
Schilling defaulted on a $75 million loan from the state of Rhode Island listed the sock as bank collateral in a bankruptcy filing in Massachusetts after investing roughly $50 million in the company and losing all his baseball earnings.
The same source says Schilling made $114 million during his 18-year major league career.
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