Carbo Loading

10/21/1975  Bernie Carbo, Boston pinch hitter, belts a home run into the center field seats to drive in two and tie the sixth game of the World Series in the eighth inning. Pitcher is Rawley Eastwick for the Reds; catcher is Johnny Bench and umpire is Dave Davidson.
(AP File Photo)

Bernie & Filled: Carbo Didn't Need No Stinkin' Steroids
With Everything He Was On

Stan Grossfeld: Carbo Now a Cleaned-Up HItter | Photos
Real '75 Game 6 Hero Bernie Carbo Now Admits He Was High on Drugs
at the Time of his Famous 8th Inning, 2-Out, 3-Run Blast

Bernie Carbo on the night of his famous Game 6, game-tying three-run homer in the 8th inning: "I probably smoked two joints, drank about three or four beers, got to the ballpark took some Dexedrine and Benzedrine (amphetamines), took a pain pill, drank a cup of coffee, chewed some tobacco, had a cigarette and got up to the plate and hit."


True Religion

MOBILE, ALABAMA- February, 27, 2010:  Former Red Sox  Bernie Carbo started the Diamond Club Ministry to worship Jesus Christ. He recently ran a baseball fantasy camp at Hank Aaron Stadium to mix baseball and religion. Here he loosens up before an at bat.
(Stan Grossfeld / Globe Staff)

And After a Weekend at Bernie's, You'll Find It

Former Red Sox Bernie Carbo started the Diamond Club Ministry to worship Jesus Christ. He recently ran a baseball fantasy camp at Hank Aaron Stadium to mix baseball and religion. -- 4.1.10, Stan Grossfeld, Boston Globe


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