Here's A Sneak Peek At A New Documentary On Knuckleball Pitchers

R.A. Dickey is one of the best stories in baseball this year, partly due to his singular, newfound success and the fact that he's doing it in a way different from every single other big league pitcher. As fate would have it, documentarians Anne Sundberg and Ricki Stern shadowed Dickey and Tim Wakefield's journey… » 8/22/12 11:20pm 8/22/12 11:20pm

20 Years Ago, Tim Wakefield Had A Fast Rise And Fall In Pittsburgh

In May 1992, Pittsburgh's two daily newspapers at the time—the Press and the Post-Gazette—went on strike. The walkout left the city without a paper of record for eight months, an unremarkable footnote of Yinzer history that happened to coincide with a most remarkable moment for the city's sports teams. On June 1, the… » 2/17/12 5:45pm 2/17/12 5:45pm

Tim Wakefield Is Retiring After 19 Weird, Fluttery Seasons And 200 Wins

The knuckleballer's mystique has long fascinated us. Our curiosity was only further piqued when Phil Niekro, Charlie Hough, R.A. Dickey, and Tim Wakefield went on a two-day retreat together in Georgia in the offseason. They're a fraternity of oddballs who throw odd balls. » 2/17/12 12:50pm 2/17/12 12:50pm