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R.A. Dickey of the Toronto Blue Jays is one of the premier pitchers in baseball. In 2012 while playing for the New York Mets, he became the first knuckleballer to win the National League Cy Young Award, major league baseball’s highest honor for a pitcher. He has also written for the New York Times and is working on a young adult edition of Wherever I Wind Up and two children’s books. When not on the road with his team, Dickey lives in Tennessee with his wife and four children.
Wayne Coffey is an award-winning journalist for the New York Daily News and the author of more than thirty books, including The Boys of Winter, a New York Times bestselling chronicle of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. A three-time Pulitzer nominee, he has long been regarded as one of best sports feature writers in the nation.
All of us amateurs and dreamers pull for R.A. The book was a great read.Published 11 days ago by douglas nelson
The honesty and humanity of this personal history piece is moving. I highly recommend it.Published 25 days ago by Joshua
This was in the adult section of my library, and I fully support that. There was a lot about religion, but that was because Dickey used Christianity as a way to escape from the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joe James Jolly
This is a book that may make one uncomfortable. But it will also make one feel good about the power of the human spirit to overcome difficulties and succeed in life.Published 2 months ago by joseph oconnell
I cant believe it took me this long to read such a great account of a man who has endured and triumphed. As a baseball fan I am fimiliar with R.A. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Todd Sullivan
An interesting and engaging autobiography. Dickey explains his personal struggles growing up as a child and how those challenges form him as a potential star in major league... Read morePublished 3 months ago by rocketrodcub