The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 59 (Grantland Network)
Today’s guest is R.A. Dickey, knuckleball-throwing pitcher for the New York Mets. Follow him on Twitter @RADickey43.
The topics we cover:
- 0:30-2:48: R.A. Dickey Face
- 2:49-8:25: His early career: losing his signing bonus because of the discovery that he doesn’t have an Ulnar Collateral Ligament, and a long stint in the minor leagues
- 8:26-17:08: All about the knuckleball
- 17:09-19:58: What kind of pitching coach would a knuckleballer become?
- 19:59-22:57: How do the Mets’ ownership issues and stadium changes impact players?
- 22:58-25:09: Star Wars night at Citi Field
- 25:10-29:10: Red Light District Outreach Mumbai and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
- 29:11-30:04: The Mets’ reaction to one of their top pitchers climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
- 30:05-end: Embracing social media, and writing a book
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