Curt Schilling disgusted after ESPN removes Game 6 from ‘Four Days In October’
ESPN re-aired its “Four Days In October” documentary Sunday evening. Onlythis versionshould’ve been called “Three Days In October,” because the network removed the part about Marcus Semien Jersey Game 6. You know, the one that forced a deciding Game 7. The “bloody sock” game. The one where … oh yeah, Curt Schilling … had the biggest performance of his career.As you can imagine, Schilling, who is never at a lo s for words, had a thing or two to say about the omi sion.MORE: Schilling calls out ESPN for employing ‘racists’| Schilling now poster child for conservativesWow, full one year complete fabrication to defame greatest QB, now omitting about 4 hours of a game I think I played in. Hmm #integritymuch? Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 2, 2016For sale, never used, rarely worn ring from player who didn’t actually have anything to do with getting it. pic.twitter.com/6qWxO3uRDN Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 2, 2016As he is also apt to do, Schilling was quick to engage with fans who saw his tweets.@CJM771 me too, now a suming it was just the last episode of Lost. Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 2, Tony Phillips Jersey 2016@JimPUSA that exhibit clearly needs to go down Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 2, 2016He also made it clear that he, um, doesn’t like ESPN very much. And never will again, apparently.@DougfromWoburn if it happens they may not ignore but sure as hell won’t get to interview me Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) May 2, 2016ESPN i sued a statement addre sing the editbut did not explainwhy it chose to remove Game 6 specifically:When a live event runs long, it’s standard procedure to shorten a taped program that follows,” the network said.”In this case, we needed to edit out https://www.athleticsedges.com/oakland-athletics/rickey-henderson-jersey one of the film’s four segments to account for the extra length of the softball game.Timothy Burke from Deadspin said there was no conspiracy.ESPN2 ran a 45 minute version of the 2004 ALCS 30 for 30 to get the schedule back on track after softball ran 15 minutes late. No conspiracy Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) May 2, 2016Something tells us Schilling won’t buy that explanation.