Phelps vs Curt

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps takes on bloody-sock-wearer Curt Schilling.


Michael Phelps:

  • Competed in the 2000 Olympic Games at the age of 15
  • Currently holds 7 World records (including 4 individual records)
  • Has been the American Swimmer of the Year every year since 2001
  • 5 time World Swimmer of the Year
  • Won 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics (most gold medals by any athlete in a single Olympic games ever)
  • Set 7 World Records at the Beijing Games
  • Medaled in 48 out of 51 international events (94%)
  • Smoked marijuana and is still the best swimmer in the world

Curt Schilling:

  • 6 time MLB all-star
  • 3 time World Series champion, co-MVP in 2001 with Randy Johnson
  • Is one of 16 members of the 3,000 strikeout club
  • One of the best playoff pitchers in history with a record of 11-2 and a 2.23 ERA
  • Best strikeout to walk ratio of all time
  • Holds the major league record for most consecutive games without allowing an unearned run (69 games)
  • Has a surgery named after him: Schilling Tendon Procedure
  • Born in Anchorage and his middle name is Montague

Even with the recent suspension and tabloid destraction, I am going with Phelps on this one.  Schilling was good, but he didn’t dominate his sport like Phelps does.


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My wonderful abilities to write have caused Chris to offer me a contract worth $4.8 million to write for We Got The Goodz. I reluctantly accepted the offer since I know that my skills are worth much more than that. Anyway, here is some stuff about me. Interests: Baseball (D-Backs), Hockey (Sabres), Football (Bills), also playing pool, darts and poker Music: Mostly country, although I'm a big fan of the Kings of Leon. The Foo Fighters, John Mayer, Jason Mraz and the Eagles are good too. Movies: Slap Shot, Happy Gilmore, Braveheart, I Am Legend, Starsky and Hutch, Blues Brothers, Taxi and National Treasure. Books: Kurt Vonnegut is an author I don't mind, so any books he wrote.
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