Report: Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk arrested for DUI

Wednesday October 24th, 2012

Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk was arrested on suspicion of DUI. (Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk was arrested on suspicion of DUI last night in Illinois according to TMZ.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ the former Red Sox star allegedly drove his truck into a corn field.

When police arrived, officers say they found Fisk behind the wheel of his F-150 -- which had a flat tire -- and he appeared to be fast asleep. We're told cops also found an open vodka bottle in the vehicle.

Fisk was placed under arrest on the scene on suspicion of DUI -- and taken to a nearby hospital for a check-up. We're told he refused a blood alcohol test. His car was impounded.

Fisk was released this morning.

Fisk is perhaps best remembered for his 11 years with the Red Sox and his dramatic 12th-inning walk-off home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series.

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