Curt Schilling, star pitcher of the Arizona Diamondbacks, wasn't always considered major league material. When he was first drafted at age nineteen by the Boston Red Sox, he was sent to their second lowest minor league team. Born with the natural ability to throw a screaming fastball, Schilling assumed he could ride his talent to the big leagues. But Schilling soon realized that if he was going to succeed in baseball, he needed to change his attitude. And he did just that. In addition to overcoming injuries and personal tragedies, through hard work on and off the field, Schilling has become one of the most commanding and respected hurlers in the game.
Matt Christopher is the beloved and bestselling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.
Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.