Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Ricky Henderson

All-time MLB leader in steals and the best lead-off hitter of all time was a sports reporter's wet dream. My favorite:
4) In 1996, Henderson’s first season with San Diego, he boarded the team bus and was looking for a seat. Steve Finley said, “You have tenure, sit wherever you want.” Henderson looked at Finley and said, “Ten years? Ricky’s been playing at least 16, 17 years.”
See #2 for more background.

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