Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 12/23/12
So if you had not heard by now, RA Dickey took the time to write a farewell message to the Mets fanbase recently. Being a humble and classy man, he was met with emotional goodbyes and people wishing him well. You would be hard pressed to find any fan out there had a negative opinion of Dickey. I have had some time to think about the whole thing…and I have come to a conclusion on what to say on the matter: Forget you, RA Dickey. Yes, I said forget you, RA Dickey. Forget your Cy Young award and your 20-win season. Forget your impressive vocabulary and your chuckle-worthy last name. Never mind that for the first time in years, since Mike Piazza, I found myself cheering for the name on the back of the jersey as much as the one on the front. And never mind that your farewell message found a way to make me feel like I was actually part of the reason you were successful in New York City because I was a fan. See, I know better. I know that all baseball players are only in it for the money a...
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