Rickey Henderson - The Man of Steal
A Rickey Henderson jersey is a great fit for any fan of baseball. Rickey Henderson began his career playing for the Oakland Athletics from 1979 to 1984. Throughout his career, he wore an Athletics jersey for four separate stretches- his first stint, from 1989-1993, from 1994-1995, and in 1998. Henderson is a two-time World Series champion, winning with the A’s in 1989, and during his one season with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993.
Rickey Henderson, nicknamed the “Man of Steal,” is known as one of the sport’s greatest leadoff hitters and baserunners. He still holds records for career stolen bases, runs scored, and base on balls. Throughout his career and across various teams, Henderson racked up 1,406 stolen bases - the next best career record is 939 bases stolen by Lou Brock. He remains the stolen base leader of the Oakland Athletics to this day. Unsurprisingly, he was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on his first ballot appearance in 2009.
If you’re looking for a Rickey Henderson jersey, you’ll have to be specific about the team you want. Henderson played for a total of nine teams throughout his MLB career spanning from 1979 to 2003. Henderson played for the Athletics, the New York Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays, the San Diego Padres, the Anaheim Angels, the New York Mets, the Seattle Mariners, the San Diego Padres, the Boston Red Sox, and finally, the LA Dodgers.
Henderson’s career was long, and in 2000 he became the third player ever to hit a home run in four different decades. Known for showboating, dramatic catches, and a flair for the dramatic, Rickey Henderson remains an almost mythical figure in the world of baseball. A Rickey Henderson Jersey is a great way to showcase your love of the sport, as few players have gained the level of fame or notoriety as the Man of Steal. It doesn’t matter which team you support, Henderson is an icon of baseball as a whole. CustomThrowbackJerseys.com has Rickey Henderson jerseys for sale featuring hand-stitched name and numbers and historically accurate designs- order yours today!