Thomas Anthony Henke
The Terminator Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: December 21, 1957 in Kansas City, MO
Schools: East Central Community College (Decatur, MS), Texas State University (San Marcos, TX) by the Drafted Texas Rangers in the 4th round of the 1980 amateur draft (June Secondary).
( All Transactions) Debut: September 10, 1982 (Age 24)
vs. SEA 2.2 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER Teams (by GP): BlueJays/Rangers/Cardinals 1982-1995 Agents: Craig Fenech [*] Final Game: September 30, 1995 (Age 37)
vs. PIT 0.1 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER, Sv
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News -- November 2013
11/11 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #80 MICKEY TETTLETON: THE LONG BALL FIT TETTLETON TO A T.A PASSING RESEMBLANCE TO THE MICK.DEFINING THE PLAYERSwitch-hitting catcher Mickey Tettleton ... News -- October 2013
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8/18 Baseball de World: Today in Baseball History – August 18: August 18, 1886 The St. Louis Maroons owner Henry Lucas calls it quits. After stating the team lost him $27,000 over three years, ... News -- July 2013
7/13 Catcher Interference: David Robertson’s Crazy K Rates: Of all pitchers in MLB history with 400 career strikeouts just one has a higher K rate than Yankees relief ace David Robertson. ...
7/12 Catcher Interference: David Robertson’s Crazy K Rates: Of all pitchers in MLB history with 400 career strikeouts just one has a higher K rate than Yankees relief ace David Robertson. ...
7/5 Cards Conclave: Overdue: Dan’s post will report out on the game action, but given the demoralizing way in which Thursday’s game ended I wanted ... News -- June 2013
6/8 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Mo Rivera, Mo Problems for the Tribe: Thank God that’s over. Barring a meeting in the 2013 postseason, the Cleveland Indians are finally done with facing Yankee closer ... News -- May 2013
5/13 Billy-Ball.com: Another record for Mariano: Mariano Rivera recorded his 15th save of the season yesterday. It was his 16th season in which he has recorded at least 15 saves ... News -- April 2013
4/8 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #17 DUANE WARD: HARD, BITING SLIDER WAS HIS GO-TO PITCH.STEPPED INTO THE CLOSER'S ROLE IN '93.DEFINING THE PLAYERDuane Ward seemingly was here ...
4/1 Kevin Slowey Was Framed: Baseblol Cards: 1989 Donruss: As a child, I was an avid baseball card collector. I did not discriminate against any brand, style, year or price. Well, ... News -- March 2013
3/13 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1992: Those wretched Twins took us down in 1991 on their way to a World Series victory. We watched through our fingers as they seemed ...
3/10 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1990: After our quick departure from the 1989 playoffs, Jays fans were satiated but still had that hunger for winning. Two trips and ...
3/8 Jays Journal: The History of Our Home Openers: 1987: For those of you on pins and needles waiting to hear about a 25 year old game I apologize for the delay but here we are. After ... News -- January 2013
1/20 Jays Journal: Reader Weigh In – What If Edition: One of the best parts of the offseason is taking the time to dream up some off-beat scenarios and situations. With that in mind, ... News -- November 2012
11/26 mlbreports.com : The Toronto Blue Jays Franchise Pitchers Part 4 Of A 7 Part Series: Monday, November 26th, 2012 Note from Chuck Booth: I am attempting to bring the history for each of the 30 MLB Franchises into ... News -- June 2012
6/3 Baseballhotcorner.com: A Name Synonymous With Winning- Ed Sprague Interview: On the day of the Major League Baseball amateur draft it seemed only **** to post an interview with the former 1st round ... News -- May 2012
5/18 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Toronto Blue Jays: Time for 1977′s other expansion team to get the Rushmore treatment. Let’s get started. First of all, can you guess ... News -- March 2012
3/10 The Greatest 21 Days: Stanley, Bailey, Bilardello and McGaffigan: I was expecting to break out this card for a second Bob Shirley feature, focusing on his playing days. His coaching days would ...
3/1 PaulLebowitz.com: Baseball Will Adapt to Playoff Expansion: When the devastation of the 1994 strike and subsequent canceling of the World Series is discussed, the main topics are usually ... News -- February 2012
2/21 WasWatching: Best Years By Closers In Their Final Season: It’s an interesting list - Rk Player WAR GF SV Year Age Tm G IP ERA ERA+ 1 Jeff Zimmerman 3.4 53 28 2001 28 TEX 66 71.1 ...
2/12 High Heat Stats: The best relief career you never hear about: Who were the top relievers of the 1970s? If you ask the average fan, you’d likely hear Rollie Fingers, Sparky Lyle, Goose ...
2/6 High Heat Stats: Why there’s no more Fireman of the Year Award: Last season, Baltimore closer Kevin Gregg turned in a season unique in the annals of relief pitching: With 22 saves and 48 games ... News -- November 2011
11/19 High Heat Stats: Trivia time: Who are these 10 pitchers?: Reader koma wrote in with this dandy of a trivia question. It's straightforward although will require a bit of work to figure ... News -- October 2011
10/28 The Captain's Blog: A Memorable Night to Forget: Historic Game Six Was a Different Tale for Two Cities: Last night’s epic game six was so compelling, that tonight’s game seven almost seems anti-climatic. As is sometimes the case ...
10/28 YankeeAnalysts.com: A Memorable Night to Forget: Historic Game Six Was a Different Tale for Two Cities: (The following is being syndicated from The Captain’s Blog). Last night’s epic game six was so compelling, that tonight’s ...
10/19 B-R Blog: All-time Cardinals-Rangers team: Here are the top players who appeared in the majors for both the Cardinals and the Rangers: C: Darrell Porter 1B: Will Clark, ... News -- September 2011
9/19 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY RIVERA'S 602 IS SWEET NO MATTER WHAT: I respect Joe Girardi. I swear. He didn’t break away from the Girardi binder because as much as it made sense to put Jorge ... News -- January 2011
1/25 NY Baseball Digest: Looking at the Top Closers Using WPA: Over the weekend I mused about whether there needs to be a better way to evaluate the effectiveness of closers. Marty Noble suggested ...
1/24 B-R Blog: 2010: Year of the Strikeout: (Thanks to reader Kahuna Tuna who pointed out the central stat used in this post.) Strikeouts are more prevalent now than at any ...
1/13 B-R Blog: Does the W-L record matter for closers?: On our Trevor Hoffman Hall of Fame post, a couple of readers remarked on his career W-L record of 61-75 as being a detriment to ... News -- December 2010
12/3 B-R Blog: 30-65 IP & ERA+ Of 200+: How many pitchers have worked between 30 and 65 innings in a season while posting an ERA+ of 200 or better - more than once? Here's ... News -- October 2010
10/18 B-R Blog: Which Staff Had the Most Wins in Their Future?: Here's an interesting question sent to us by B-R reader Phil: "I've been a Mets fan since 1967, when, as the youngest kid in my ... News -- August 2010
8/13 B-R Blog: POLL: Is Mariano Rivera the greatest pitcher in baseball history?: Mariano Rivera is 40 years old, still pitching extremely well, and is first in baseball history in ERA+. Among active pitchers, ...