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Put a Sock in it

Updated: September 13, 2006, 6:51 PM ET
By Bob Carter | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Game Oct. 19, 2004 - A sore-ankled loser in the American League Championship Series opener, Boston's Curt Schilling desperately wanted to start Game 6 at Yankee Stadium. Even if he had to do it with a detached tendon in his right ankle, a tendon fastened by sutures.

He had a mission -- moving Boston toward its first world championship in 86 years -- and the Red Sox, once down 3-0 in the series, needed him to draw them even. So he pitched.

Before the series began, ...

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