A tale of two batting titles
the first time in franchise history, which would have bothered me a lot more than their superstar finishing behind Rickey Henderson in the stupid batting race. There aren’t any absolutes here. Once a team has no chance of reaching the postseason
Who deserves the next Commissoner's Award?
list: 1998 – Mark McGwire & Sammy Sosa 2001 – Tony Gwynn & Cal Ripken & Seattle Mariners 2002 – Barry Bonds & Rickey Henderson 2004 – Roger Clemens 2005 – Ichiro Suzuki 2006 – Roberto Clemente 2007 – Rachel Robinson 2011 – Ken Griffey Jr. 2013
Swing away: The untold story of the first Home Run Derby
charge of the American League squad, was sitting cross-legged on the field and started clapping. The Yankees’ Rickey Henderson couldn’t stop himself from giggling. Boston’s Rice, sitting on his two knees a few feet away from the batter
Watch Johnny Damon get beaned by former teammate during Yankees Old-Timers' game
share old stories is one of the things that still makes it special after so many years. Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Rickey Henderson , Reggie Jackson... Johnny Damon? Well maybe he's not considered "New York Yankees great" but he was honored
17-year-old LHP Urias impresses at Futures game
field wall in fourth. ''It's a great feeling, especially all the hard work I had to put in,'' he said. Rickey Henderson and Fred Lynn hit solo home runs for the AL off John Smoltz. --- WARMING UP: Rod Carew, an All-Star in all
major league history with at least 3,000 career hits and 350 stolen bases along with former Yankees outfielder Rickey Henderson and Craig Biggio. He's also one of 12 active players to have played in the Kingdome and at Safeco Field, which
Headfirst slides: Helpful, risky or both?
fielder, your peripheral vision's going to pick the ball up,'' Rose said. No less a baserunning authority than Rickey Henderson - the career leader in steals - used to go headfirst as well. For years, the different slides have led to a debate
Local athletes Peterson, Moore and Parise represent at Celebrity Softball Game
Morris and Jim Thome joined a legends cast that included Rollie Fingers, Dwight Gooden, Fred Lynn, Mike Piazza, Rickey Henderson , Ozzie Smith and John Smoltz. "To participate in this, you see the lineup, it's pretty cool," said Parise
MLB Notebook: Seth Smith's pinch-hit pop spurs Padres | padres.com: News
top of the order would have at least a couple of outs to play with in the inning. After Gomez circled the bases, Rickey Henderson -- batting for pitcher Joey Hamilton -- came to the plate, and in classic Rickey fashion, he worked the count
Cleveland wins it against AL saves leader Johnson
was the first Indians pitcher to start three straight openers since CC Sabathia from 2006-08. Ex-A's RHP Bartolo Colon did it for Cleveland in 2000-02. ... Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson threw out the ceremonial first pitch.