19 GS, 11-2, 2.23 ERA, 133.1 IP, 120 K’s
Schilling is one of the best postseason starters in the 21st century.
In 2001, the right-hander maintained a 1.12 ERA in six games (48.1 innings) while striking out 56 batters compared to just six walks. Schilling took home the World Series MVP honors by holding the Yankees to just four runs in 21.1 innings of work.
Sure, that might be the best we’ve seen from him, but Schilling will forever be known for his bloody sock in the 2004 ALCS.
In Game 6, Schilling’s sock was saturated with blood from the opened stitches used from surgery on his ankle, but he nevertheless surrendered just one run to the Yankees in seven solid innings, giving up just four hits while striking out four.