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"I'd be interested to hear the actual conversation from those who don't think a knuckleballer deserves the Cy Young Award. 'If they didn't have that pitch, they wouldn't be real good.' Well, they got that pitch, and not many people do. If I had a vote, I'd have no problem voting for a knuckleball pitcher."
-- Hurdle, joining the debate about whether a knuckleball pitcher such as the Mets' R.A. Dickey deserves a Cy Young Award over more classic hurlers like Washington's Gio Gonzalez.

"I'd be interested to hear the actual conversation from those who don't think a knuckleballer deserves the Cy Young Award. 'If they didn't have that pitch, they wouldn't be real good.' Well, they got that pitch, and not many people do. If I had a vote, I'd have no problem voting for a knuckleball pitcher."
-- Hurdle, joining the debate about whether a knuckleball pitcher such as the Mets' R.A. Dickey deserves a Cy Young Award over more classic hurlers like Washington's Gio Gonzalez.