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R.A., which stands for Robert Allen, was an Academic All-American for the University of Tennessee. He was one of 26 players named to Tennessee's All-Century baseball team and played for the U.S. National team in the 1996 Olympics. The team won the bronze medal.(Credit: Getty Images)

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Get to know R.A. Dickey

A former Olympian, R.A. Dickey transformed into a knuckleball pitcher midway through his career. Since signing with the Mets, he's mastered the craft, enjoying a career resurgence. Get to know Dickey with these 10 fun facts.
Compiled by Bobby Bonett

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