Phil Niekro

  • Film

    September 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 1, 2012

    Is R.A. Dickey Juicing His Balls?

    Here's a quote from R.A. Dickey about his knuckleball: "The metaphor I would give is that if a traditional knuckleball is a butterfly, mine is more like a butterfly on steroids. It's more like a mosquito or a hummingbird than a butterfly, because of its velocity. It comes in and breaks late at the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Forget R.A. Dickey, Forget Niekro -- Think Koufax

    "The best season for a knuckleballer"? Is that the best that the New York press can do to describe R.A. Dickey's accomplishments so far in the 2012 season? Just look at the record so far and pretend that you didn't know he was throwing a knuckleball. At 10-1, he's tied for the league lead in wins ... More >>

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    November 26, 2002
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    February 23, 1999

    Rocket Science

    The FAQs about the Yankees' big deal