Tale of the Tape: R.A. Dickey vs. my freshman-year R.A.

Originally posted Aug. 20, 2010.

I know you’ve been wondering how they stack up, so here it is: A tale of the tape measuring Robert Alan Dickey against Jacques, the friendly resident advisor on the fourth floor of the New South Dormitory at Georgetown University in the 1999-2000 academic year.

R.A. Dickey Jacques the R.A.
Headwear Mets cap Bucket hat
Enjoys reading Yes Yes
Beard Yes Varying
Weapon of choice Knuckleball Student-conduct citations
Widely appreciated facial gesture Makes hilarious face while throwing Looks the other way while you’ve got a backpack that’s obviously filled with beer
Dislikes Being pulled from a game early due to injury Hall sports
Willingness to let you play Bond on his N64 Unknown Frequent
Skills Controlling knuckleballs at multiple speeds, fielding position, flummoxing opposing hitters Playing various musical instruments, pulling off tie-dye, maintaining an interesting tumblr
Fun fact 


Has no ulnar collateral ligament Introduced me to coffee milk

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