A's will now play on 'Rickey Henderson Field'

The A's announced they will name the Coliseum's playing surface "Rickey Henderson Field." In addition, the Hall of Famer will serve as a special assistant to club president Dave Kaval.
12 days ago

Mariners Moose Tracks: 2/7/17: Volatile Valencia, Rickey Henderson, and ASPCA

Helping you get over those Tuesday blues. Good morning everyone! Let’s get your day started with some fresh links. In Mariners news... Something you should know about Danny Valencia is that he is a very volatile hitter. He’s historically volatile, in fact. One of Scott Servais’ priorities this offseason was to add some speed to the roster. He considers that mission...
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12 days ago

A’s to name playing field at Coliseum after Rickey Henderson

The A’s announced Monday afternoon that they plan to celebrate Rickey Henderson over the summer of 2017. The Oakland Athletics will name the playing field at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, “Rickey Henderson Field.” A special ceremony has been scheduled before the A’s home opener on April 3, 2017 against the Los Angeles Angels. While Henderson […] A’s to name playing...
Via Swingin' A's
13 days ago

A’s to rename Coliseum field ‘Rickey Henderson Field’

The Oakland Athletics will honor one of their greats, Rickey Henderson. The club announced on Monday that in addition to naming him as a Special Assistant to the President, the field at the Oakland Coliseum will be known as Rickey Henderson Field. It’s a fitting tribute. The A’s have a lot of history. Still, perhaps no player is as synonymous with the Athletics (especially in...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s will now play on ‘Rickey Henderson Field’

The Oakland A’s have made a noticeable effort this winter to reconnect with their past and with their overall East Bay roots. That trend continued on Monday with news that they are renaming the Coliseum field in honor of Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson, the best player in franchise history. The name of the stadium is still the Oakland Coliseum, but now the field itself has a (totally...
Via Athletics Nation
13 days ago

WATCH: Rickey Henderson gets introduced as a member of the New York Yankees - Throwback

Hear from MLB Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson on the day he was introduced as a member of the New York Yankees.
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December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Dave Henderson: A man that lit up the baseball diamond

Growing up a fan of the Oakland Athletics in the late 1980s and early 1990s was an experience. The personalities on that team came out in droves on the television screen and when you are sitting at the Oakland Coliseum with Mount Davis as the backdrop. Of course, the likes of Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco, Rickey Henderson and Dave Stewart were the faces of this all-time great team...
Via Sportsnaut
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Flashback: Rickey Henderson sets single-season steals record

Rickey Henderson is arguably the greatest leadoff hitter of all time, and there's even less debate about his status as the majors' best basestealer. On this date in 1982, Henderson broke Lou Brock's single-season record with his 119th steal. And Henderson wasn't content with simply setting the record; he stole a total of four bases that day in the Oakland A's loss to the Milwaukee...
Via FOX Sports
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

On this day: Rickey Henderson broke Lou Brock's stolen base record with 939th career swipe

Rickey Henderson aka the "Man of Steal" stands alone atop Mount Stolen Base with 1406 career swipes, 438 more than Lou Brock who is second on the all-time list with 938. No disrespect to Brock, 19th century Billy "Sliding Billy" Hamilton (914), Ty Cobb (897) or Tim Raines (808), but Rickey was the best ever on the base baths and he wasn't shy to say so (check the video). Nevertheless...
Via FOX Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Fans Paint Mural Urging Team to Stay in City, Draw Attention of Rickey Henderson (Video)

Oakland Athletics fans are passionate about their team, and as most fans are wont to do, the A’s fanbase is doing their best to keep the A’s in Oakland. The team’s search for a new ballpark is well documented, especially as the Coliseum has fallen further and futher into disrepair — just this season, the A’s dugout was flooded with sewage during more than one game...
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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