Happy Birthday Rickey

Born on Christmas Day 1958… Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson.

Faster that a speeding bullet, scored more runs (2,295) and stole more bases (1,406) than any player in history. Combined power, plate discipline, flair and an uncanny ability to electrify crowds. Hit .279 with 3,055 hits, 297 home runs and 1,115 RBI. Set records for home runs to lead off game (81) and unintential walks (2,129). A ten-time all start the 1990 A.L. MVP, led league in steals 12 times, including three 100-plus seasons and a modern-day record 130 thefts in 1982. Won World Series with Oakland and Toronto.