|Celebrated Name:||R. A. Dickey|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Robert Allen Dickey|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 29, 1974|
|Birth Place:||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Anne Dickey|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes, Eli Dickey, Lila Dickey, Van Dickey and Mary Gabriel Dickey.|
|Is R. A. Dickey Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Robert Allen Dickey, born in October 29th 1974, is an American former Professional Baseball (MLB) for the Texans Rangers, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays and Atlanta Braves. Robert became the first pitcher in MLB history in 2012 to win a Cy Young Award.
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Early Life & Biography
dickey was born to Harry Lee Dickey and Leslie Dickey. He attended Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, where he was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 10th round, of the 1993MLB draft although he did not sign.
Dickey attended University of Tennessee where he played college baseball for the Tennessee volunteers baseball team in the Southeastern conference. He majored in the English Literature at Tennesse, wher he had a 3.35 GPA and was named Academic All American. He was also named Academic ALL-SEC.
Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements
Being born on 29 October 1974, R. A. Dickey is 49 years old as of today’s date 1st December 2023. His height is 1.88 m tall, and weight is 97 kg.
Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids
Dickey is married to Anne Dickey and together they have two daughters and two sons. Being a born again Christian, he helps operate the Ocala, Florida based Honoring the Father Ministries which provides medical supplies, powdered milk, and baseball equipment to the impoverished in Latin America.
Dickey is also an avid reader with a wide collection of books. He at once said that if he did not become a professional athlete, he would have become an English professor.
In November 2011, it is clearly remembered that he risked his salary $4,250,000 to attempt to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. This he set out to create awareness of the issue of human trafficking in India.
It is also noted that he suffered sexual abuse when he was only 8 by a 13-year-old female babysitter and later by a teenage male. This led to him having suicidal thoughts as an adult. These incidences are widely shared in his autobiography wherever I Wind Up: My Quest for Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect Knuckleball.
Dickey’s offer was however reduced due to a missing ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow joint. However, he debuted with the Rangers in 2001. Dickey was a Team USA’s member at the 1996 Olympics that won a bronze medal in Atlanta.
He started two games, recording wins in both. Seventeen years later, he once again pitched for team USA in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He started two games, going 0-1 with a 5.00 ERA.
Throughout his career, Dickey did not know that his forkball pitch was actually a hard knuckleball, but by 2005, he had realized that the best way to extend his career was to perfect the pitch. Beginning of 2006 season, the Rangers gave him a chance to try out his knuckleball at the major league level by naming him the fifth starter.
This did not go so well as he was demoted after tying the modern era baseball record with another knuckleballer, which made him get demoted to the Rangers’ Triple A minor league affiliate, the Oklahoma RedHawks.
Awards & Achievements
Through his hard work, Dickey has bagged notable honours and awards including Young Award Winner in 2012, National League Pitcher of the Month 2012, won a bronze medal in the 1996 summer Olympics in Atlanta for Men’s Baseball. Dickey also holds the Mets Franchise record in 2012.
He also threw two consecutive one hitters in 2012. He also stands out as the only pitcher to throw consecutive one hitters and post 10+ strikeouts. Also to note is that Dicky received an Honorary degree of Doctor Of Sacred Letters from Wycliffe College at the University of Toronto in 2013.
Net Worth & Salary of R. A. Dickey in 2023
Being gifted and talented is not enough. You need to work hard to up your game and improve your skills in everything you do. This is the only thing that brings a difference between you and the rest of the people around you. Dickey knew this well and he worked hard to become the best. Dickey has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of December 2023. This has been amassed through his career in Baseball.
Dickey’s focus was so high that despite him losing his dad, Harry Lee, he did not disappoint as after the bereavement break, he would turn his season around and earned his 100th career win on September 25th 2015. It is also noted that at 40 years, he became the oldest player in MLB history to make his postseason debut before he was released by David Prince.