This rumor excites personally because Dickey went to my high school. I actually photocopied a funny picture of him painting a bird or something out of an old yearbook in case this happened. When I find it, I'll be sure to post it, but in the meantime, here's the only article I ever wrote for my school's newspaper, about R.A..
Mets Close To Signing Knuckballer R.A. Dickey
By Sam Page