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What is Curt Schilling's legacy: Trash opinions or MLB legend?

After years of making controversial comments on Twitter, former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling is off the social media platform. After making a name for himself as one of the best hurlers in the game, Schilling made a bigger name for himself attacking people in the form of tweets and subtweets. Many are glad he is gone. Others choose to look at his playing career, including the legendary "Bloody Sock" game, as his true legacy. What will you remember him for? ⚾

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A playing career only lasts a decade or two, but you are a human being your entire life. If you're terrible at that, that legacy will trump anything else you did in life. Curt Schilling is just the latest example of that.

People aren't going to remember the three World Series rings he won or the six All-Star appearances he had. They're going to remember the time he compared Muslims to Nazis. They're going to recall the time he endorsed lynching journalists. These are opinions that undo all the good he did while he was playing.

Being a terrible person is his legacy now.

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Curt Schilling isn't a model human being and he has had some terrible opinions he has shared. But if his legacy is rooted in his ability to throw a ball really well, that is what he will be remembered for.

When people mention Schilling, they will first mention his dominant 2001 playoff run where he allowed 5 runs in 48.1 innings. Then, they will mention the "Bloody Sock" game in 2004 when he pitched one ankle to help the Red Sox come back from a 3-0 deficit against the hated New York Yankees.

Baseball, not awful opinions, will always be his legacy.

FINAL RESULTS
Sports
What is Curt Schilling's legacy: Trash opinions or MLB legend?
Schilling is trash
A festive crown for the winner
Never forget the bloody sock!