Former Phillies ace Curt Schilling falls short again in Hall of Fame voting

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Former Phillies ace Curt Schilling falls short again in Hall of Fame voting
Former Phillies ace Curt Schilling falls short again in Hall of Fame voting

PHILADELPHIA – Curt Schilling will have to keep waiting. Schilling fell tantalizingly short of election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his eighth – and third-to-last – year on the ballot. The former Phillies ace and three-time World Series champion with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox received 70% of the vote (75% is required) by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. For the second year in a row, Schilling got the most votes among candidates who weren't elected. He appeared on 278 of the 397 ballots, 20 fewer than he needed for election. But he continued to climb in the polls, going from 45% in 2017 and 51.2% in 2018 to 60.9% last year and now the doorstep of Cooperstown,

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