Confounding Them with His Knuckler

Take a close look at the grip: that's R.A. Dickey keeping the Diamondbacks off-stride on a steady diet of knuckleballs. The Mets starter carried a two-hit shutout through eight innings.
Dickey's fluttering pitches caused a bounty of foul balls, and plenty of swings-and-misses.
Or, in the case of Justin Upton (below), indecision as to whether or not to swing,
Where's it going?
Under the hands... Unhittable!
With the retirement of the Red Sox' Tim Wakefield, Dickey now keeps the flame for generations of knuckleballers who've found success with baseball's most unusual pitch.


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