Chicago White Sox great Carlton Fisk pleaded guilty to misdemeanor DUI on Thursday in Will County court in Joliet.
The first-time offense will bring Fisk, 64, one year of court supervision. He also must pay $1,250 in court costs.
Special prosecutor Dave Neal said the sentence is normal for a first-time misdemeanor DUI offense in Will County.
Fisk was represented by attorney Stephen White.
The secretary of state's office suspended Fisk's license for 12 months as of Dec. 7 because he refused to take tests to confirm his blood-alcohol level at the time of his arrest.
On Oct. 22, passing motorists told New Lenox police about a Ford pickup truck that had left the road and gone into a field at Gougar and Spencer roads.
Fisk, who was a catcher for the Sox and the Boston Red Sox, was behind the wheel and unconscious when a New Lenox police officer found him and recognized him, police said. There was an open bottle of vodka in the truck, police said.
He was taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox for an examination, police said.
After he was discharged from the hospital, Fisk was charged with drunken driving, transportation of open alcohol and improper lane use.
Records indicate that Fisk lives in Bradenton, Fla., but also has owned residences in New Lenox and Lockport.
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