BOSTON (CBS) – President Trump is not a Baseball Hall of Fame voter. But if it was up to Trump, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling would be in.
Trump tweeted his support for Schilling Sunday night.READ MORE: Gov. Baker Proposes Waiving Massachusetts Sales Tax For All Of August And September
“Great record, especially when under pressure and when it mattered most,” Trump said, urging voters to “Do what everyone in Baseball knows is right!”
On Twitter, Schilling responded to the president’s support.
“Thank you Mr. President! Do NOT give in on any of it! We are behind you!” he said.
Schilling has been a vocal supporter of President Trump.MORE NEWS: Chelsea Giving Free Air Conditioning Units To Eligible Residents
In 2018, Schilling received 216 votes, good for 51.2 percent. Nominees need 317 votes for induction.