Joshua Patrick Beckett is an American former professional baseball pitcher in Major League Baseball. A three-time MLB All-Star, he played for the Florida Marlins, Boston Red Sox, and the Los Angeles Dodgers. After a stellar high school career, where he was regarded as one of the top prospects in the country, he was drafted by the Marlins with the second pick in the 1999 MLB draft. He won the 2003 World Series with the Marlins and the 2007 World Series with the Red Sox, and received the 2007 American League Championship Most Valuable Player award and the 2003 World Series MVP award. He was traded from the Marlins to the Red Sox in 2006 and from the Red Sox to the Dodgers in 2012, both as part of multi-player transactions. Beckett recovered from a serious injury that caused him to miss most of the 2013 season and pitched a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 25, 2014 for the Dodgers, becoming the 19th man to do so in Dodgers history.
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About Josh Beckett
MLB All-Star pitcher who helped the Florida Marlins defeat the New York Yankees in the 2003 World Series with a game 6 shutout; also won a World Series Championship with the Boston Red Sox in 2007.
He passed up a scholarship to Texas A&M University and signed his first professional contract with the Marlins.
He hit a home run in 2006, and became the first Boston Red Sox pitcher to achieve the feat in 35 years.
He had one daughter with his wife Holly.
He won a World Series ring with the Boston Red Sox in 2007, along with his teammate Manny Ramirez.
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