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Curt Schilling Says It's 'Not in the Cards' for Him to Get Into Hall of Fame This Year

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Big Schill's not feeling too optimistic this morning.

Curt Schilling took to Facebook and basically conceded the election to the Hall of Fame, whose 2015 class will be announced Tuesday at about 2:15 p.m.

Thanks to all the well wishers, both family and friends. Will be an interesting year but it's not in the cards for 2015, and that's fine!! I'm good. After all we've been through it's just stupefying that people are even debating whether I should be in the hall of fame. If that's the case aren't ya kinda already in:) Anyway, thank you! God Bless
Curt

This is the former Red Sox ace's third year on the ballot.

Last year, Schill received 29.2 percent of the vote (169 votes out of 571 ballots), far short of the 75 percent needed to gain entrance to the Hall. In his first year on the ballot in 2013, Schilling garnered 38.8 percent of the vote.

Two of Schilling's former teammates -- Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson -- are expected to sail into Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot.


Schilling can be on the ballot for as many as seven more years.

While his regular season career numbers have hurt him with voters -- only 216 wins against 146 losses, with 3,116 strikeouts (No. 15 all-time) and a solid 3.46 ERA, Schilling is one of the greatest starting pitchers in postseason history. In 19 playoff starts, Schilling is 11-2 with a 2.23 ERA, pitching in the World Series four times for three teams.

His most memorable moments in Boston was helping the Red Sox win their first World Series championship in 86 years. You may remember something about a bloody sock.

Meanwhile, Curt's not getting into the Hall again is a bloody shame.

Take a look back at the highs and lows of Schilling's time in Boston, both on and off the field.

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