Off the wire

Posted: October 24, 2012 at 3:54 a.m.

BASEBALL Fisk charged with DUI Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk has been charged with driving under the influence and other misdemeanors after being found asleep in his pickup in a cornfield, police in suburban Chicago said Tuesday. New Lenox Deputy Chief Robert Pawlisz said officers found Fisk, 64, behind the wheel late Monday with an open bottle of vodka on the truck’s floor. Fisk was taken to a hospital for treatment and released from custody after posting bail, Pawlisz said. He has a court appearance scheduled for Nov. 29 in Will County.

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