Rickey Henderson


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Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson played 25 MLB seasons with nine different and is the career leader in stolen bases (1,406), caught stealing (335) and runs scored (2,295). (AP photos) Oakland As Rickey Henderson holds up the third base plate after breaking Lou Brocks all-time record for stolen bases during...
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Jed Lowrie looking to join Rickey Henderson in Oakland A’s history

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 12: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics takes a swing during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 12, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) It just seems that Jed Lowrie cannot leave the...

Rickey Henderson signed with the Padres 25 years ago, today

Twenty-five years ago, the San Diego Padres made a surprise addition to the team, as they signed a future Hall-of-Fame player for the 1996 season. Rickey Henderson was inked to a two-year/$4 million deal on December 29, 1995. The contract included many incentives regarding games played and Henderson’s plate appearances that he easily triggered, making the total deal worth $6.295 million for the two years when all was said and done. It was a very hefty sum to pay for a 37-year-old with some possible baggage in terms of personality.
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This Day in Yankees History: Happy birthday, Rickey Henderson!

Welcome to This Day in Yankees History. We may be well into hot stove season, but there’s still some time to dig into the history books, even on Christmas. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us!
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Oakland's own: From Joe Morgan to Rickey Henderson, the town could take any city in baseball

The spirit of Oakland lived inside Joe Morgan. It shaped his youth, got him started in baseball and capsulized an especially rich era in Bay Area sports lore. As the tributes graced Morgan in the days after his death last Sunday, The Sporting Green looked into the history of ballplayers from Oakland high schools — and got reminded that it would hold its own against any city in the country.