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Thu, 1958-12-25

On December 25, 1958, Rickey Henderson is born in Chicago, Illinois. Henderson will break into the major leagues with the Oakland A’s in 1979, and will go on to become one of the greatest leadoff men in history,setting all-time records for walks, stolen bases and runs scored.

 

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