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Former Red Sox Bernie Carbo Loved His Drugs

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I'm not sure how he did it, but Bernie Carbo definitely played every game of his MLB career high:

Bernie Carbo launched the greatest pinch-hit home run in Red Sox history. He admitted he was high on drugs during the 1975 World Series.

"I probably smoked two joints, drank about three or four beers, got to the ballpark, took some [amphetamines], took a pain pill, drank a cup of coffee, chewed some tobacco, had a cigarette, and got up to the plate and hit,’’ Carbo said.


"I threw away my career,’’ said Carbo, 62. "If I knew Jesus Christ was my savior at 17, I would have been one heck of a ballplayer, a near Hall of Famer. Instead, I wanted to die.’’

Drugs, alcohol, and temptation were his downfall.

"I played every game high,’’ he said. "I was addicted to anything you could possibly be addicted to. I played the out field sometimes where it looked like the stars were falling from the sky."

Good for you, Carbo ... question mark?

At least he is "saved" now. He found Jesus and things are going good for The Carb after 15 years of being clean.

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