Preeminent Knuckleballers Hang Out Together In Their Spare TimeS

Unlikely Mets ace R.A. Dickey tweeted last night about an event that we've imagined so often in our dreams. Great knuckleballers are friends in real life!

i just got back from an unbelievable trip to lake lanier resort outside of atlanta. spent a day and a half with phil niekro, charlie hough, and tim wakefield. over 700 wins between them, when you add me in you have a few more. 4 knuckleballers together telling knuckleball stories. it was incredible. will share pics when i can.

Meanwhile, Steve Sparks and Charlie Haeger embrace and sob.

R.A. Dickey [Twitter]