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Carlton Fisk Arrested for DUI

New Lenox, Ill. (WGGB) — Red Sox legend and Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk was arrested for drunken driving Monday night in New Lenox, Illinois.

New Lenox police say that Fisk was found unconscious behind the wheel of his Ford truck, and that an open bottle of vodka was in the car.  Police received calls of erratic driving, before finding Fisk in his car, in a cornfield.  The police say he drove his truck into the middle of the cornfield.

He was then charged with DUI and illegal transportation of alcohol.

The arrest comes nearly 37 years to the day after Fisk hit his famous home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series.  That game, in which the Red Sox beat the Cincinnati Reds in 12 innings, was played on October 21st, 1975.

Information from WCVB-TV and TMZ.com was used in this story.

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