Rickey Henderson

Birthdate12/25/1957
Death Date
Debut Year1979
Year of Induction2009
Teams Angels, Athletics, Blue Jays, Dodgers, Mariners, Mets, Padres, Red Sox, Yankees
Position Left Field

Known as “The Man of Steal”, Rickey Henderson holds the MLB record for career stolen bases, runs scored, unintentional walks and leadoff homers.

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Rickey Henderson 1987 NY Yankee payroll check

Rickey Henderson 1987 NY Yankee payroll check

Rickey Henderson played for the Yankees for five seasons from 1989-1995. In the collection is a payroll check from just before the opening of the 1987 campaign dated March 31. Twelve times Henderson led the league in stolen bases finishing with 1,406 for his career, nearly 50% more than second place
Rickey Henderson's endorsement on the back of the check

Rickey Henderson's endorsement on the back of the check

On the back of the check is Rickey Henderson’s endorsement signature. Stories on Henderson’s eccentricities abound but one thing is for sure — he loved to play baseball. Two days after his election to the Hall of Fame a 50-year old Henderson remarked, “I believe
Rickey Henderson cards with the Yanks and A's

Rickey Henderson cards with the Yanks and A's

The two teams Rickey Henderson is most remembered for suiting up for are the New York Yankees and the Oakland Athletics. Shown here are two autographed cards, one representing each team. Rickey played a combined 19 years for the two clubs over the course of his 25-year playing career in Major League

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