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Since I don’t find the MLB all star game all that exciting might as well leave up to someone who brings out the funnier side of most things in life. So I present to you ...
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R.A. Dickey is the toast of New York, even if he didn't start the All-Star Game. The Mets ace stopped by The Late Show on Wednesday night to hang out with David Letterman, and Dickey taught the host how to throw his trademark knuckleball. He then threw a couple to Letterman, who struggled to catch them with an oversized mitt, while admitting, "I feel like I'm in the circus." Check...
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R.A Dickey’s career has been anything but spectacular. Dicky’s career starting out with doctors finding out he has no ligaments in his elbow. This led to a dramatic pay cut from $810,000 to $75,000. So out of desperation R.A. Dicky developed a knuckleball pitch that he spend countless season’s honing, while bouncing around from the majors and minors.
David Letterman talks to R.A. About his knuckler and then Letterman Catches a few
Mets All Star Knuckleballer appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman last night, and suffice to say, he was a complete success.
Some interesting points RA Dickey brought up was that a lot of the knuckle ball is about reputation. There isn't much respect until you can show that you can throw the knuckler for a strike.
Dickey also said he throws the knuckle ball approximately 85% - 90% and
R.A. Dickey's wild ride this season just keeps getting better. The New York Mets surprise star this season appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and showed the host how to throw his now famous knuckleball last night.
Letterman— a huge baseball fan— said he was "dumbfounded" about the rotation of the knuckleball pitch when it is leaves Dickey's hand.
"Are you squirting...
New York Mets starter R.A. Dickey turned in a scoreless inning against the American League in last night’s All-Star game. The National League won in convincing fashion, 8-0, and will now have home field advantage during the 2012 World Series, a reward that will hopefully impact the Mets down the road.
The 37-year-old Dickey had the following to say after his first All-Star game...
I admit, I am just as shocked as the next person to see how well the New York Mets have played this season. Like much of the sports world, I prematurely wrote them off before the season even began.
However, much to the delight of Mets fans a