Rickey Henderson Rank
About Rickey Henderson
In the history of Major League Baseball, Rickey Henderson is seen as one of the greatest players to feature in the league. For his 24 years in the MLB, the American, who played as a left fielder, was selected into ten All-Star teams.
Before announcing his retirement in 2003, he broke and set many records including most runs, and stolen bases. The Oakland Athletics selected him into the league in 1979, and won the World Series with them ten years later during his second spell.
In 1993, he moved to the Toronto Blue Jays and helped them to win the World Series later that year. He also played for other top teams like the New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Boston Red Sox, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
He’s the son of Bobbie and John L. Henley. His surname was changed after his mother married Paul Henderson. His three kids with Pam Henderson are called Adriann, Alexis, and Angela.
His education at Oakland Technical High School ended in 1976.
In 2009, he was elected into the coveted Baseball Hall of Fame. He’s also a member of the Athletics Hall of Fame. In 1981, he won the Gold Glove Award, and was named American League’s MVP nine years later.
During his time in high school, he participated in many sporting activities including football and basketball.
Oakland Athletics has retired the number 24 jersey in his honor.
He was unofficially referred to as the "Man of Steal".
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Famous quotes by Rickey Henderson
Once you can accept failure, you can have fun and success.Rickey Henderson
Somehow, I've been blessed to be able to have the young spirit inside - not feel like every year I get a year older. I feel like every year I get a year younger. I don't wake up in the morning with aches and pains.Rickey Henderson
To all the kids out there: Follow your dream. Believe in your dream. Because dreams do come true.Rickey Henderson
F.A.Q. about Rickey Henderson
When is his birthday?
Rickey Henderson's birthday is on December 25, 1958.
In how many days is his birthday?
Rickey's birthday is in 334 days
How old is he?
He is 63 years old.
Where is Rickey from?
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S..
Rickey Henderson's Popularity
Rickey Henderson is a famous American baseball player, who was born on December 25, 1958. As a person born on this date, Rickey Henderson is listed in our database as the 42nd most popular celebrity for the day (December 25) and the 121st most popular for the year (1958).
People born on December 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Rickey Henderson is the 1413th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Rickey Henderson's birthday, Rickey Henderson is the 11299th most famous American and ranks 281st in famous people born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
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