Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is an American retired professional baseball left fielder who played his 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for nine teams from 1979 to 2003, including four separate tenures with his original team, the Oakland Athletics.
Rickey Henderson Stats, Height, Weight, Position, Rookie Status & More | Baseball-Reference.com Rickey Henderson Position: Leftfielder Bats: Right • Throws: Left 5-10 , 180lb (178cm, 81kg) Born: December 25, 1958 in Chicago, IL us More bio, uniform, draft, salary info Hall of Fame MVP 10x All-Star 2x World Series Gold Glove 3x Silver Slugger
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Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson Nickname: Man of Steal Born: 12/25/1958 in Chicago, IL Draft: 1976, Oakland Athletics, Round: 4, Overall Pick: 96 High School: Technical, Oakland, CA Debut: 6/24/1979 Hall of Fame: 2009 Follow mlb Stats Career Game Logs Splits Batter vs. Pitcher MLB Minors Batting Fielding Regular Season Career Stats
Feb 10, 2021 · Rickey dominated the '80s Henderson led the American League in steals in every year of the 1980s except for an injury-shortened 1987 campaign. He led MLB in steals in five of those seasons. From 1980-89, Henderson not only set the single-season steals record (130 in '82), he swiped 838 bags overall. Second place in the decade?
Henderson won two World Series during his career, in 1989 with Oakland and in 1993 with Toronto. He spent most of his career in left field and won a Gold Glove Award in 1981. He finished with a .279 batting average with 3,055 hits and 297 home runs. He electrified crowds with his flair and enthusiasm for the game.
1,406 - Rickey Henderson is the only player in baseball history to steal more than 1,000 bases. His career total is 1,406 steals, 468 more than second place on the Top 1,000 list, held by Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock (938 SB).
May 26, 2021 · Rickey Henderson was legendary from the first time he took a breath. He was a Christmas baby, 1958. " Lonesome Town " by Ricky Nelson was the No. 7 song in America, but the No. 1 song in Henderson's parent's hearts when Rickey was born. He was named after Ricky Nelson when they got to the hospital. Henderson was born before they got there.