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Rickey Henderson’s Hall of Fame plaque
Faster than a speeding bullet, scored more runs (2,295) and stole more bases (1,406) than any other player in history. Combined power, plate discipline, flair and an uncanny ability to electrify crowds. Hit .279 with 3,055 hits, 297 home runs and 1,185 RBI. Set records for home runs to lead off game (81) and unintentional walks (2,129). A ten-time All-Star and the 1990 A.L. MVP, led league in steals 12 times, including three 100-plus seasons and a modern day record 130 thefts in 1982. Won World Series with Oakland and Toronto.