Curt Schilling

Curt Schilling

by Clifford W. Mills

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Overview

Early in his career, Curt Schilling bounced around from team to team, seemingly with little motivation. A dressing-down from his Houston Astros teammate, star pitcher Roger Clemens, led to a turnaround in Schilling's attitude. He helped his next team, the Philadelphia Phillies, get to the World Series; and in 2001, he propelled the Arizona Diamondbacks to a world championship. Three years later, Schilling joined the Boston Red Sox and promised their fans that he would bring the team a long-awaited title. To do this, he had to fight through pain: He pitched on a mangled and bloody ankle in the 2004 postseason. Over the years, Schilling has become a wonderful father and husband, an outspoken political voice, a dynamic business owner, a generous volunteer of his time and money, and a source of pride for his community.

About the Author:
Clifford W. Mills is a writer and editor living in Jacksonville, Florida

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791096352
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Series: Baseball Superstars Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

A Night to Remember     1
Growing Up North and South     12
Getting to the Bigs     24
Starring in Philly     42
A Diamondback Dynamic Duo     57
Making a Promise and Keeping It     70
The Price of Glory     80
Faith, Family, and Business     93
Statistics     102
Chronology and Timeline     104
Glossary     107
Bibliography     112
Further Reading     113
Index     116

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