Are Curt Schilling’s political leanings why he’s not in the HOF?

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 03: Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling #38 throws out the first pitch after being inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame prior to the game against the Minnesota Twins during the game on August 3, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

On Sunday night, former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling appeared on Fox News’ ‘Life, Liberty, & Levin’.

President Trump clearly watched because shortly after, he tweeted out the following:

Schilling is an outspoken conservative, and has drawn criticism for his political views. In 2009, Schilling was fired from ESPN for sharing an anti-transgender meme on Facebook.

The problem is, Jemele Hill was barely given a slap on the wrist by ESPN for tweeting that Donald Trump was a white-supremacist back in September of 2017.

Either let all sports media personalities go political on social, or don’t whatsoever. Don’t just cater to one end of the aisle.

Schilling finished his MLB career on top in 2004, as a massive part of the 2004 Red Sox team that completed the greatest miracle comeback in sports.

The “bloody-sock game” will remain one of the greatest individual postseason performances by a starting pitcher.

Schilling has struck out over 3,000 hitters, and is a six-time All-Star with a career ERA of 3.46 (ERA+ 127).

He was the MLB-wins leader in 2001 and 2004, and the NL-strikeout leader in 1997 and 1998. Schilling also finished second in Cy-Young voting three times.

Sure sounds like HOF numbers to me.