Rickey Henderson

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Baseball Hall Pass Means Cushy Retirement

Players battle for spot with political-style campaigns

(Newser) - This weekend, Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice are headed for baseball’s Hall of Fame—and a life without financial headaches, the Wall Street Journal reports. Retired players make money with autographs, speeches, and endorsements, and a place in Cooperstown means their values skyrocket. “‘HoF’ after a signature... More »

Top 'Rickey Being Rickey' Moments

(Newser) - With Rickey Henderson set to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame next month, the Pepper blog rehashes top Rickey-being-Rickey moments. Some highlights:
  • “People are always saying, ‘Rickey says Rickey.’ But it’s been blown way out of proportion. People might catch me, when they know I’m
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Henderson, Rice Headed to Cooperstown

Prototype leadoff hitter elected to Baseball Hall on first try; Rice gets in on last try

(Newser) - Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, MLB reports today. Henderson, often cited as the best leadoff hitter ever, was considered a shoe-in, and captured 94.8% of votes in his first year on the ballot. Rice, a Boston stalwart, squeaked in with... More »

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