Rickey Henderson - Quotes

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If my uniform doesn't get dirty, I haven't done anything in the baseball game. ---->>>

Rickey don't like it when Rickey can't find Rickey's limo. ---->>>

Just because I believed in what I was doing on the field and dedicated myself to playing the game, does that mean I'm cocky? Does that mean I'm arrogant? ---->>>

Lou Brock was a great base stealer but today I am the greatest. ---->>>

Once you can accept failure, you can have fun and success.

Once you can accept failure, you can have fun and success.

I love the game and I wanted to continue playing. It came to a time that I had to stop. ---->>>

I like playing for Oakland, they have a very colorful uniform. ---->>>

Rickey got a big ranch. Rickey got a big bull. Rickey got horses. Rickey got chickens and everything. And Rickey got a 20-gallon hat. ---->>>

When you're a kid, you want to be a millionaire. ---->>>

People say I stole a lot of bases. I stole the bases for a reason. I crossed the plate. ---->>>

I don't think I ever got proper credit about being smart about the game. ---->>>

I wanted to be a part of something special and contributing to the launch of a new league was very exciting to me. ---->>>

My impact on the game was going out there and making things happen. ---->>>

To me the most important thing was stirring things up and scoring some runs so we could win a ballgame. ---->>>

My dream was to play football for the Oakland Raiders. But my mother thought I would get hurt playing football, so she chose baseball for me. I guess moms do know best. ---->>>

You never had the opportunity to play with some of the great ballplayers, but being that close around them, and being in the same category, was a great feeling, to feel that vibe of all the best players who played the game.

You never had the opportunity to play with some of the great ballplayers, but being that close around them, and being in the same category, was a great feeling, to feel that vibe of all the best players who played the game.

Even the slowest guy can go from first to third and help win a ballgame. ---->>>

To all the kids out there: Follow your dream. Believe in your dream. Because dreams do come true. ---->>>

I love playing this game and every spring training feels like the first. ---->>>

I'm a Hall of Famer and I'm still fighting for it because I love the game and I love to play. ---->>>

I'm disappointed about how my career ended. ---->>>

I have to play baseball to make me happy. I have to be an athlete. But when it's all said and done, I'll be a normal father. A normal-type house man. ---->>>

My journey as a player is complete. ---->>>

The only name on my birth certificate was Henley, no first name. ---->>>

Somehow, I've been blessed to be able to have the young spirit inside - not feel like every year I get a year older. I feel like every year I get a year younger. I don't wake up in the morning with aches and pains.

Somehow, I've been blessed to be able to have the young spirit inside - not feel like every year I get a year older. I feel like every year I get a year younger. I don't wake up in the morning with aches and pains.

I love talking about baserunning. ---->>>

If you look at some of the people in the Hall of Fame, my numbers are compatible. ---->>>

I can still steal a base anytime I get ready. ---->>>

I did so many things that made me a threat. ---->>>

I haven't had the time to say, 'I'm retiring.' But baseball says, 'You're retired.' ---->>>

In baseball you train the whole body, except for the hip and eyes. ---->>>

People recognize me - but if you've been in the public eye as long as I have and people don't recognize you, I feel bad about myself. ---->>>

People always ask me why I still want to play, but I want to know why no one will give me an opportunity. It's like they put a stamp on me: 'Hall of Fame. You're done. That's it.' ---->>>

I can't find a job. It makes me crazy. ---->>>

I don't want to be one of those great players who never made it to the Series. ---->>>

You have to keep running. I always believed I was going to be safe. ---->>>

Certain guys, they can see a guy do a certain thing with their glove and know what pitch is coming. I couldn't do that. But I can get on first base and I can tell you by his move if that pitcher is going to first base or home plate every time. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-25, 1958
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Occupation: Athlete
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Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is an American retired professional baseball left fielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for nine teams from 1979 to 2003, including four stints with his original team, the Oakland Athletics. Nicknamed "The Man of Steal", he is widely regarded as baseball's greatest leadoff hitter and baserunner (wikipedia)