Each year Major League Baseball's Scouting Bureau holds open tryout camps to identify talented players. For the players, no matter how unrealistic their chances are for being signed (as in my case), it's about holding onto their dream.
Talk about exclusive clubs. There's one knuckleball pitcher in the Majors, R.A. Dickey, who is having a breakout season. And now a movie coming next month, Knuckleball!, recounts the story of Dickey and the recently retired Tim Wakefield.