Schilling's 2nd bloody sock goes for $92,613

Associated Press
The bloody sock worn by former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling in Game 2 of the 2004 World Series is displayed at Heritage Auctions in New York, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Bidding is underway for the sock, which he put up for sale after the high-profile collapse of his video game company. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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NEW YORK (AP) — A bloody sock worn by Curt Schilling while pitching for the Boston Red Sox in Game 2 of the 2004 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals was sold for $92,613 at a live auction on Saturday night at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion.

Schilling had loaned his sock to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum but when his Rhode Island-based video game company "38 Studios" went bankrupt, he decided to sell the sock that was bloodied as he pitched on an injured ankle.

Bidding began at $25,000 on Monday. Texas-based Heritage Auctions anticipated it would get more than $100,000.

Schilling helped end Boston's 86-year championship drought — the "Curse of the Bambino" — by pitching on an ankle that had been sutured more than once through the postseason.

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