Sep 30, 2016 9:58 AM
Curt Schilling radio show debuts on 99.1 NH1 News Saturday
CONCORD — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's new radio program debuts on 99.1 NH1 News in Concord this weekend.
"The Curt Schilling Show" airs live Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Schilling began hosting a weekly radio show for the Howie Carr Radio Network earlier this month. HCRN Operations Manager Jared Goodell says “Our goal at The Howie Carr Radio Network is to become the premiere provider of talk radio content for the future. We strongly believe that Curt Schilling is the answer to the nagging question of ‘who’s next?’ in the business. Curt brings spirited, educated and level-headed conversations to the table and is passionate about talking with the listeners.”
Schilling was traded to the Red Sox in 2004 and is perhaps best known for the "bloody sock game"-gritting through a foot injury to lead the Red Sox to a win in Game 6 of the ALCS against the Yankees that led to a 4-3 series win. With Schilling, the Sox won the World Series that year and again in 2007.
Schilling's post-baseball career has not been without controversy. He was dismissed as an analyst for ESPN's baseball coverage in April of 2016 for comments he made on social media concerning transgender issues. In 2012, his video game company 38 Studios went bankrupt after securing a $75 million loan from the state of Rhode Island to relocate the business to that state.
Schilling has also been active in local charities, founding "Curt's Pitch for ALS", which raises money for ALS patients and research.
According to Goodell, the show will cover a wide range of topics and issues, from sports to politics.