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R.A. Dickey to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Updated: November 2, 2011, 4:38 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey is going to climb Mount Kilimanjaro -- even if his team isn't all that thrilled about the potentially dangerous adventure.

Dickey is set to scale the 19,000-foot Tanzanian mountain in January to raise money for the Red Light District Outreach Mumbai, which combats human trafficking in India. The Mets aren't all that keen about it, and Dickey understands that he could risk forfeiting his entire 2012 salary if he gets injured during the climb.

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