Thu, 03 Jun 2010 01:52:42 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Bobby Abreu smacked his 500th career double Wednesday, June 2, according to The Associated Press, in a 7-2 win over the Kansas City Royals. He joined Barry Bonds, Rickey Henderson and Craig Biggio as the only players to reach 500 doubles, 250 homers and 350 stolen bases.
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 12:11:09 -0800
The San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser reports former MLB OF Rickey Henderson has been working with Oakland Athletics OF Coco Crisp on sliding headfirst, in order to limit the pounding on his surgically repaired shoulders. Henderson, who is serving as a spring training instructor with the Athletics, has also been working closely with OF Rajai Davis and SS Cliff Pennington.
Thu, 09 Jul 2009 11:49:23 -0700
Alden Gonzalez, of MLB.com, reports the Oakland Athletics plan to retire former MLB OF Rickey Henderson's No. 24 jersey during pregame ceremonies Saturday, Aug. 1.
Wed, 14 Jan 2009 08:58:03 -0800
Kevin Kernan, of the New York Post, reports former MLB OF Rickey Henderson said that he would be willing to make a come back for a team that is in need of his services. "...But if a club came out and said they needed a left fielder, they needed a guy to get on base and steal a few bases, they can always ring my phone and I'll come on down and help their ball club, that's how much I love the game," Henderson said. He also stated that he would like to play for the United States in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
Mon, 12 Jan 2009 08:04:29 -0800
The MLB Network reports former MLB OF Rickey Henderson and OF Jim Rice were elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Monday, Jan. 12.
Sat, 10 Nov 2007 05:16:51 -0800
Mark Hale, of the New York Post, reports the New York Mets will look to replace Rickey Henderson on the major league coaching staff by promoting a minor league coach, such as Ken Oberkfell.
Sat, 14 Jul 2007 11:05:45 -0700
Marty Noble and Anthony DiComo, both of NewYork.Mets.MLB.com, report with his appointment as the New York Mets first-base coach, Rickey Henderson has officially retired.
Fri, 13 Jul 2007 14:02:45 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Associated Press reports Rickey Henderson will assume the role of first-base coach with the New York Mets.
Thu, 12 Jul 2007 18:45:31 -0700
Updating a previous item, the Associated Press' Hal Bock reports it still has not been decided if Rickey Henderson will assume the role of hitting coach for the New York Mets, although he has already been added to the coaching staff. He did not serve in the role for the game Thursday, July 12. Either Henderson or first base coach Howard Johnson will ultimately fill that role.
Thu, 12 Jul 2007 01:12:59 -0700
The Associated Press reports former major-league player Rickey Henderson is replacing Rick Down as hitting coach of the New York Mets beginning Thursday, July 12.