Found December 28, 2011 on We Should Be GM's:
Phillies NewsNothing. It's Christmas, what do you expect. So, on to useless stuff...Fantasy FootballCongratulations to me for being awesome at fantasy football and winning the blog league for the third year a row. Now, if baseball would only play once a week and teams would rarely change closers, I might have a chance at the baseball title.RA Dickey I don't know how I missed this before, but RA Dickey is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness for the "Bombay Teen Challenge, an organization that rescues and cares for women and girls in Mumbai who are at risk of being abused and exploited."The Mets are less than thrilled. They've informed his agent that if Dickey is hurt during the climb his contract will be voided. That makes sense. There's better ways to "raise awareness," many of which don't carry the risks that come with climbing a giant mountain. Whatever. He's a Met. I could care less. What caught my eye was the "Bombay Teen...

A Letter To R.A. Dickey

Dear R.A. It has come to our attention that you plan on doing a charity junket to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Africa. Although we are sure that it is for a worthy cause, unwed mothers is that right? As your employer the N.Y. Mets respectfully request that you reconsider. Mountain climbing is the third most dangerous sport in the world, eclipsed only by shark punching, and professional...

Mets miffed with RHP Dickey's mountain climbing plans

New York Mets righthander R.A. Dickey intends to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro, despite the team's objections. The Mets sent a "procedural" letter to agent Bo McKinniss "just to cover themselves legally" after the knuckleballer expressed his desire to make the climb for charity, sources told the New York Daily News. Dickey, who is slated to receive $4.5 million...

R.A. Dickey Will Climb Mount Kilimanjaro Despite Mets Advising Against It

R.A. Dickey is aware of the risks involved if he climbs Mount Kilimanjaro, but he plans on doing it anyway.  The 37-year-old Mets pitcher has been planning to make the trek for months, joined by former Twins teammate Kevin Slowey.  Earlier this week, the Mets sent Dickey a letter urging him to not go through with the climb and reminding him that his $4.5 million salary for 2012...

Link: Mets ask Dickey not to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

The Mets have asked R.A. Dickey not to make his charity climb of Mount Kilimanjaro. Although, according to the Wall Street Journal, Dickey still plans on going. Even though trips up Kilimanjaro are usually not that dangerous, the Mets have sent Dickey a letter saying they can void his contract if anything fatal happens. “If we thought it was a good idea, we wouldn’t have...

The Mets Are Trying To Stop R.A. Dickey From Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Dickey, the Mets' knuckleballing ace, wrote on that Hemingway inspired him to climb Kilimanjaro, the 19,341-foot Tanzanian peak. He's taking the climb to raise awareness of teenage prostitution in Mumbai. More »

Mets try to stop Dickey from climbing Kilimanjaro

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When he goes out for his daily run, Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey straps on a black mask covering his eyes, nose and mouth. The guise has two distinct effects. The first is to limit his oxygen intake, simulating the conditions at a high altitude. The second is...

Mets send Dickey letter asking him not to climb

New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro -- even if his team isn't all that thrilled about the potentially dangerous adventure.

R.A. Dickey will climb Mount Kilimanjaro without Mets’ blessing

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