Ex-Red Sox Player Games Up Jobs

Former MLB star, Curt Schilling, employs hundreds in Rhode Island.
2:11 | 02/08/12

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We all know that the video game industry is big but did you know more money is spent on video games today than on movie -- -- And now enter a new video game thanks to a different kind of gamer you might say a former baseball star creating jobs bringing America back here's ABC's John Berman. He isn't. He won three World Series titles helped the Red Sox -- 86 year -- with -- injured ankle. -- Now Curt Schilling has gone from making. History. To making jobs. Elderly people you apply to -- -- -- 400 and half those jobs are in Rhode Island which has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. This one time jock read all this opportunity. Like turning in his baseball for a broad -- -- -- -- You'll -- different person well that's why I'm -- fired up for an hour. Your big thank -- huge -- have been my whole life truth be told he was a geek even when he was playing computer games were not just a hobby. But a marriage preservation project he is out when -- is -- victim to the temptations of the road. I was in situations -- in my career where I saw players. Jeopardize their marriages. Gaming was what I took with me on the road that's what I did this or entertain myself and as soon as he retired he went from a game -- -- is mixed but with a stagnant economy. He had to open up his wallet. Investing 35 million dollars of his own money. Does that 35 million dollars make you a little more nervous a lot mourner makes -- 35 million dollars Warner. But insists it's all worth it for the game with the jobs. For his dream I'm for the six years old. I've never worked an honest -- in my life I mean I've been able to do. What I've been in love with and -- about my entire life. The passion to stay married the passion to stay in business that's not just playing the game you to win. John Berman ABC news Baltimore.

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