Dickey Credits Orel For Success

Hershiser, that is. Buck Showalter, too.

“He gave me the canvas to be able to operate on. He was the guy; he and Orel kind of pushed me in that direction. I’m thankful they did.”

R.A. Dickey, 37, is New York’s new Jeremy Lin. I’m just waiting for Johan Santana to play the role of Carmelo Anthony.

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