R.A. Dickey’s story is a fascinating one that includes finally coming to grips with being sexually abused as a child and the development of his unique knuckleball that is thrown harder than traditional knucklers.
The result has been an 11-1 record with a 2.31 ERA for the New York Mets, and a likely spot for the 37-year old as the National League’s starting pitcher in the All-Star game.
But last night, Dickey’s knuckleball was not behaving, and one errant pitch nearly hit Alex Rodriguez. The result was a funny scene in which A-Rod was laughing and Dickey sheepishly apologized…
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