On Saturday, June 14, 2014 join us for a special Father’s Day tribute to Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Posthumous Inductee Eldridge “The Lord’s Prayer” Dickey. Hear from his son, Troy D. Dickey, former wide receiver for the University of Arizona, Cincinnati Bengals, NFL Europe, Iowa Barnstorm and Texas Cooper Heads, share about his father in a way that only a son could.
Listen to Troy discuss Eldridge Dickey’s life not as a revered athlete who broke numerous records but as a father who loved his family. Hear little known facts like Eldridge Dickey’s family professional sport lineage started with the Negro Baseball League, Eldridge Dickey babysat other well known athletes, Eldridge Dickey the counselor and Eldridge Dickey the grandfather. Troy will share why he has not talked about his father publicly and why the Dickey family has stayed away from the media spotlight since the death of his father in 2000.