SALEM, NH - OCTOBER 18: Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling speaks to the gathered media as he makes an appearance at a Republican Party office in Salem, NH to stump for the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump on Oct. 18, 2016. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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Outspoken Conservative Curt Schilling Snubbed By Red Sox at World Series Ceremony

The right-wing right-hander was not invited to a ceremony commemorating the ’04 Red Sox.

Outspoken conservative Curt Schilling’s right-wing opinions may have cost the right-hander an invite to a World Series ceremony commemorating a championship team he was a huge part of.

Schilling, the hero of the “Bloody Sock” game in the ’04 World Series, was not invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch for Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday in Boston.

Many of his ’04 teammates, including David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez, Kevin Millar, Tim Wakefield, Jason Varitek, Keith Foulke, and Alan Embree, were.

If Embree, a role player on that team, got an invite, Schilling definitely should have were the invites based on merit. But, if the Red Sox were looking to distance themselves from Schilling and his radical, sometimes offensive, views, that would explain the snub.

“We did not reach out to him,” a high-level Red Sox executive told The Boston Globe“But it is not out of spite. It was originally just going to be Pedro and David and Wake and Millar, but we heard from a few others and they are included.”

 Schilling confirmed the story on Twitter.

His wife was a little less reserved in her comments on the topic.

The Red Sox have invited Schilling to past celebrations, but that was before he invited a white supremacist on the air while hosting a radio show for Breitbart in 2017 and tweeted in support of T-shirts that suggested lynching members of the media.

Nonetheless, he still supports the team. Publicly at least.

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