The last knuckleballer to pitch for every AL team

With R.A. Dickey being the only knuckleballer to likely have a spot in his team's rotation for 2014, it kinda made me wonder when the last time each team had a knuckleballer pitch for them. Kinda surprised that, from what I could find, the Yankees haven't had a true knuckleball pitcher since Joe Niekro. Also, … Continue reading The last knuckleballer to pitch for every AL team

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On R.A. Dickey and perseverance

New York Mets pitcher and Cy Young candidate R.A. Dickey, 37, has transformed himself as a knuckleballer and is enjoying a late-career resurgence. That much you already knew. But do you want to know why I really love watching R.A. Dickey pitch? This is the second time he's had to reinvent himself. Coming out of … Continue reading On R.A. Dickey and perseverance

My baseball list

Motivated by a friend's Facebook post, where she wrote about all of the baseball stadiums she's been to — an impressive list, 18 out of 30 — I figured I'd do the same. Mine isn't quite as lengthy, but here goes. Network Associates Coliseum/McAfee Coliseum/Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum: "(Oakland) is this kind of town: You have … Continue reading My baseball list