July 10, 2012
Giants catcher and Leesburg native Buster Posey, right, joked Monday that he may ask Mets knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey to throw him a few of Dickey's specialty pitch before tonight's All-Star Game so Posey can get some experience with the hardest pitch to locate for a catcher in baseball.
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MLB ALL-STAR NOTEBOOK: After Verlander, Cain named starting pitchers, Posey says catching Mets ace Dickey’s knuckleball would've been 'challenge'; all eyes to be on young guns Harper, Trout
Former Lee County star and NL starting catcher in the All-Star Game, Buster Posey, was somewhat relieved to find out Mets ace and renowned knuckleballer R.A. Dickey was not named the starting pitcher for tonight's game --- primarily because Posey has never caught the tricky pitch at any point during his career.