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Dickey is a hot property

R.A. Dickey poses for photos during MLB photo

R.A. Dickey poses for photos during MLB photo day. (March 2, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

These are heady days for Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey, whose unlikely journey to stardom has become a source of fascination inside and outside the sports world. (Look for a possible traffic jam of major-league pitchers on Mount Kilimanjaro next winter in search of Dickey's secret.)

It certainly is a fine time to be Blue Rider Press, publisher of Dickey's well-received autobiography, "Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest for Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect Knuckleball," written with Wayne Coffey.

As of Friday, the book ranked a healthy No. 88 on Amazon.com's bestseller list, one position below Elisabeth Hasselbeck's gluten-free cookbook and five spots ahead of the novel "The Art of Fielding."

Then there is "Knuckleball!" a documentary focused on Tim Wakefield and Dickey that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April. The filmmakers recently signed a distribution deal, and Dickey should be coming to a theater or video on demand service near you by September.

Tags: R.A. Dickey , Mets

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