VIDEO: NY Mets Pitcher R.A. Dickey Visits CBS THIS MORNING

November 27
10:41 2012
Related Links
 CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! Adds New Series to Saturday Morning Lineup CBS DREAM TEAM, IT'S EPIC! Adds New Series to Saturday Morning Lineup
July 29, 2016
ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of July 18ABC's GOOD MORNING AMERICA Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of July 18
July 26, 2016
NBC's TODAY Wins Week in Demo & Across the Board on ThursdayNBC's TODAY Wins Week in Demo & Across the Board on Thursday
July 26, 2016
CBS THIS MORNING Posts the Network's Closest Competitive Position to ABCCBS THIS MORNING Posts the Network's Closest Competitive Position to ABC
July 26, 2016

New York Mets starting pitcher R.A. Dickey discussed his future with the Mets and his philanthropy in an interview with co-hosts Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell that aired live today, Nov. 27, 2012, on CBS THIS MORNING on the CBS Television Network (7:00 AM – 9:00 AM). Check out the interview below!

Below is an excerpt from the interview:

ROSE: Tell everybody what it is that a knuckleball does, before we figure out how you found it.

DICKEY: Well, if a conventional pitcher uses spin to manipulate the break of a ball, a knuckleballer is trained to take spin completely off so that the break is very chaotic and unpredictable. A good knuckleball has about zero to a half revolution from the time it leaves your hand until the time it gets to the plate.

ROSE: And that can be bad news for batters.

DICKEY: Yep. And if you throw a bad one, it's bad news for me.

O'DONNELL: Who taught you how to throw a knuckleball?

DICKEY: My grandfather, very early on, and just played with it as it came up. But I was always a hard thrower so I really didn't need it. As I got older, if I wanted to keep chasing the dream of being a big league player, I had to come up with a weapon I could use and this was my ticket.

VIDEO: NY Mets Pitcher R.A. Dickey Visits CBS THIS MORNING

TV VIDEOS


BWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Flips Script on Gross-Out ComediesBWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE Flips Script on Gross-Out Comedies BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return
Exclusive: Judi Dench on Shakespeare, CATS, Potential Broadway Return

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow