RA Dickey

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Birthday
29, 1974
Birthplace
Nashville, TN
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Nashville, TN

About

In 2012, he became the first pitcher in MLB history to win a Cy Young Award while using the knuckleball as his primary pitch; led the National League in strikeouts and shutouts with the New York Mets in 2012. In 2017, he began playing for the Atlanta Braves. 

Before Fame

He was a member of the United States baseball team that won a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Trivia

He began focusing on his knuckleball pitch in 2006 after already pitching in the MLB for 5 years.

Family Life

He had two sons and two daughters with his wife Anne.

Associated With

He won his National League Cy Young Award the year after Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw won; Kershaw then won it again a year after Dickey.