5-10, 180lb (178cm, 81kg)
December 25, 1958
in Chicago, IL
Draft: Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 4th round of the 1976 MLB June Amateur Draft from Technical HS (Oakland, CA).
High School: Technical HS (Oakland, CA)
June 24, 1979
11,800th in MLB history)
vs. TEX 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
September 19, 2003
vs. SFG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 2009.
(Voted by BBWAA on 511/539 ballots)
View Rickey Henderson's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Exceeded rookie limits during 1979 season
Agents: Dennis Gilbert, Dan Horwits • Previously: Richie Bry
Full Name: Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson
Man of Steal
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