Josh Beckett Arrested For Public Intoxication After Tackling Country Music Singer

Rucuss staffNovember 12, 2017

Former World Series MVP Josh Beckett was arrested for public intoxication in Texas on Friday night. TMZ reports Becket jumped on stage and tackled the lead singer of a country music band.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ Sports, Beckett admitted to stage diving and said he hit his leg on the speaker during the incident. The singer of the band told police he suffered serious injuries to his arm, neck and shoulder from the incident, including a torn rotator cuff and dislocated shoulder.

Beckett, who last pitched in 2014, claims this was a simply case of horseplay gone wrong.

Photo via TMZ, Zimbio, and Twitter


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