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Rickey Henderson


1958 Born on December 25 in Chicago, Illinois
1976 Graduates from California's Oakland Technical High School
1976 Selected by Oakland A's in fourth round of draft
1979 Makes major-league debut
1982 Logs record-setting 130 stolen bases; logs most career home runs leading off a game (75)
1984 Traded to New York Yankees
1989 Plays for Toronto Blue Jays, Oakland A's, San Diego Padres
1998 Becomes free agent; signs with New York Mets
2000 Signs with Seattle Mariners
2000 Breaks Lou Brock's record for stolen bases
2001 Signs with San Diego Padres
2001 Becomes all-time leader in walks and runs
2002 Signs with Boston Red Sox

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