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Legendary baseballer Curt Schilling is pitching a new idea: running for Ted Kennedy’s open Senate seat. The politically-conservative pitcher announced yesterday that he had “some interest” in running as a Republican candidate for the Massachussetts seat held for nearly 50 years by Democratic Kennedy. While Schilling famously led the Red Sox to a World Series championship in 2004 (and in so doing, undoubtedly won the loyalty of many Boston fans) does he have what it takes to play ball in the U.S. Senate? The Takeaway’s sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, gives us his thoughts.

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