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Arizona Diamondbacks' Ace Schilling Teams Up with 3DO for High Heat Major League Baseball 2003

Portion of Proceeds from Sales of Games to Be Donated to Curt's Pitch for ALS (December 03, 2001)
The 3DO Company announced that it has signed Arizona Diamondbacks ace pitcher and World Series co-mvp Curt Schilling to an endorsement deal to promote the latest edition in their award-winning baseball game series, High Heat Major League Baseball 2003. The game will ship for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Game Boy Advance handheld video game system and the PC in Spring 2002.

Schilling led the World Champion Diamondbacks with 22 wins and was named co-MVP of the 2001 World Series. Curt Schilling became a champion of the ALS cause in 1992 when he created Curt's Pitch for ALS. Through the Curt's Pitch program, Schilling donates $1,000 for each win and $100 for every strikeout. Since the program's inception, Schilling has personally contributed $177,400 and Curt's Pitch has raised $660,000 for ALS research and patient care. Schilling was awarded this year's Roberto Clemente Award given annually to the player who combines outstanding skills on the baseball field with dedicated work in the community. A portion of the proceeds from sales of each High Heat Major League Baseball 2003 game will be donated to Curt's Pitch for ALS.

The High Heat Baseball game series has received critical acclaim from the press and consumers and has been hailed by many as one of the greatest sports games ever made. Last year's edition of High Heat continued its tradition of being a gaming industry favorite, receiving Best Baseball Game praise from numerous publications including Official PlayStation Magazine, PSE2, PSM, Computer Gaming World, PC Gamer, Silicon Magazine and GamePro. According to GamePro Magazine, High Heat beats reigning champ Triple Play for the total baseball game that's worth playing all season long. PC Gamer recently named High Heat “one of the top 50 gaming franchises of all time.

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