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Rickey Henderson AS-10AW-13HOFWS-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1979-2003

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Biography Data
Positions: OF-2385, LF-726, DH-151, CF-57, RF-26
Proper Name: Rickey Henley Henderson
Born: December 25, 1958 (59.026)
Place Chicago, Illinois
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 190 Bats/Throws: Right-Left
High School: Oakland Tech (Oakland,CA)
Drafted: 1976 -- 4th round (96th overall) by Oakland Athletics (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 24,1979 (20.181)
TBC Player ID:987
Career Activity
Organizations:OAK, NYA, TOR, SDN, ANA, NYN, SEA, BOS, LAN

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Named outfield and baserunning coach by Mets
    Granted free agency
    Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.
    Signed by independent Newark (Atlantic)
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed by Red Sox
    Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed by Padres
    Signed as Free Agent by Padres.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
    Released by Mets
    Released by Mets.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mets.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Padres to Angels for George Arias, Stevenson Agosto and Ryan Hancock.
    Signed by Padres
    Signed as Free Agent by Padres.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Traded by Athletics to Blue Jays for Jose Herrera and Steve Karsay.
    Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.
    Granted Free Agency.
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Yankees to Athletics for Luis Polonia, Eric Plunk and Greg Cadaret.
    Traded by Athletics with RHP Bert Bradley and cash to Yankees for OF Stan Javier RHP Jay Howell RHP Jose Rijo RHP Eric Plunk and LHP Tim Birtsas
    Traded by Athletics with Bert Bradley and Cash to Yankees for Tim Birtsas, Eric Plunk, Jose Rijo, Jay Howell and Stan Javier.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Oakland Athletics in 4th round (96th overall) of 1976 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2003Los Angeles Dodgers$ 300,000703280$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Boston Red Sox$ 350,0005442740$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001San Diego Padres$ 200,000771410$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Seattle Mariners$ 2,000,0002581272$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    2000New York Mets$ 2,000,0002581772$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999New York Mets$ 1,900,0002581872$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1998Oakland Athletics$ 1,150,000289668$ 170,000$ 1,276,192
    1997San Diego Padres$ 3,045,000127787$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1997Anaheim Angels$ 3,045,000127587$ 150,000$ 1,182,177
    1996San Diego Padres$ 3,250,00094490$ 109,000$ 957,870
    1995Oakland Athletics$ 3,800,00081592$ 109,000$ 999,520
    1994Oakland Athletics$ 4,800,00017199$ 109,000$ 957,101
    1993Oakland Athletics$ 3,550,00060494$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1993Toronto Blue Jays$ 3,550,00060794$ 109,000$ 968,431
    1992Oakland Athletics$ 3,250,00053594$ 109,000$ 962,245
    1991Oakland Athletics$ 3,250,00020398$ 100,000$ 742,231
    1990Oakland Athletics$ 2,350,00071100$ 100,000$ 515,727
    1989Oakland Athletics$ 2,120,00015199$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1989New York Yankees$ 2,120,00015299$ 62,500$ 429,802
    1988New York Yankees$ 1,770,00017398$ 62,500$ 392,107
    1987New York Yankees$ 1,670,00015399$ 60,000$ 344,906
    1986New York Yankees$ 1,570,00013299$ 60,000$ 386,347
    1985New York Yankees$ 1,470,00010299$ 60,000$ 370,780

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