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Curt Schilling on gay players: “Why the hell would what they do in the bedroom ever matter?”

We’ve been tough on Curt Schilling here at times--to the point that I think he blocked Calcaterra from following him on Twitter--but I liked these back-to-back tweets he just posted:

Also, I’ve never understood this ‘issue’ with gay players? Who cares? I know I played with some, their sexual orientation never had much to

— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) February 1, 2013


To do with how they hit with RISP, or pitched in late and close situations, why the hell would what they do in the bedroom ever matter?

— Curt Schilling (@gehrig38) February 1, 2013


Lost in the fact that one mediocre NFL player saying he wouldn’t want gay teammates can generate an incredible amount of attention during Super Bowl week is that there are many, many prominent athletes and former athletes who feel just like Schilling does. Or so I’m hoping, at least.

And really, who can blame someone for blocking Calcaterra on Twitter? I sometimes block him on Gchat just because there’s only so many conversations about Batman and Bourbon someone can have before noon each day.