October 7, 1989 in History

Event:

Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games)





Rickey Henderson History:
January 22, 1998 - Rickey Henderson, rejoins Oakland A's for 4th time
August 13, 1997 - San Diego Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels
June 7, 1994 - A's outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 1,100th career base
August 13, 1993 - Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24
July 31, 1993 - A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays
July 5, 1993 - A's Rickey Henderson is 2nd to hit leadoff homers in doubleheader
May 1, 1992 - Rickey Henderson steals his 1,000th base
May 1, 1991 - A's Rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base vs Yankees
May 1, 1991 - Rickey Henderson breaks Lou Brocks record with his 939th steal
November 20, 1990 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson wins AL MVP
June 12, 1990 - Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases
May 29, 1990 - Rickey Henderson steals record 893rd base, breaking Ty Cobb's record
November 28, 1989 - Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A's contract
August 3, 1989 - Rickey Henderson sets AL mark of 50 steals in 9 seasons
June 21, 1989 - Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret and Polonia
April 9, 1989 - Rickey Henderson steals his 800th career base in New York's 4-3 loss to Clev
June 4, 1988 - Rickey Henderson steals 2 bases for record 249 as a New York Yankee
September 25, 1985 - Rickey Henderson steals Yankee record 75th base of season
December 5, 1984 - A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell and Jose Rijo
September 13, 1983 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson 3rd straight 100 steals for season
August 27, 1982 - Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark
August 2, 1982 - Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season
July 27, 1982 - California catches A's Rickey Henderson stealing 3 times
June 1, 1982 - Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
September 30, 1980 - A's Rickey Henderson sets AL stolen base record at 98 en route to 100
June 24, 1979 - Rickey Henderson debuts for Oakland and steals his 1st base
December 25, 1958 - Rickey Henderson, born in Chicago, Illinois, baseball player, stolen base king, A's, Yankees


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