Sports Figures Who Supported Donald Trump Take a Victory Lap

Republican presidential-elect Donald Trump (right) shakes hands with vice president-elect Mike Pence during a post election party in New York, on November 9, 2016

Despite the nearly universal hatred of GOP nominee Donald J. Trump exhibited by the national sports media, many athletes supported and endorsed Trump’s run for the White House. On the day after his big win, many of these supporters took to Twitter to celebrate their candidate’s victory.

The folks at assembled a list of sportsters who were exultant after Trump’s win.

First up was NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip whose first thought was to unify the country.

NASCAR driver David Ragan

PGA Golfer John Daly

Former NFL star Herschel Walker

Former San Diego Charger Shawne Merriman

And unsurprisingly, former ESPN commentator and Boston Red Sox player Curt Schilling had a whole lot to say on his own Twitter feed.

Schilling also had a message for the winners…

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