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RICKEY BY THE NUMBERS
Tom Verducci
June 23, 2003
28Seasons playing professional baseball for Henderson (the 93rd player taken in the 1976 amateur draft), the most among any active player in the four major sports. Jesse Orosco, in his 26th year, ranks second.
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June 23, 2003

Rickey By The Numbers

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Seasons playing professional baseball for Henderson (the 93rd player taken in the 1976 amateur draft), the most among any active player in the four major sports. Jesse Orosco, in his 26th year, ranks second.

11
Players selected for last year's All-Star Game who were not born when Henderson's pro career began, including Andruw Jones, Alfonso Soriano and Barry Zito.

6

U.S. presidents in office during Henderson's pro career—from Gerald Ford to George W. Bush.

641
Major league teammates of Henderson, ranging alphabetically from Kurt Abbott to Paul Zuvella.

712
Games played with Henderson by centerfielder Dwayne Murphy, the most by any Henderson teammate.

2
Times that Henderson was traded in deals involving righthanded reliever Eric Plunk. Henderson was traded four times in his career, for 12 different players.

407
Players with more career triples than Henderson's 66.

3
Hall of Famers ( Joe Morgan, Phil Niekro and Dave Winfield) who played with Henderson. Likely future enshrinees among his teammates are Roberto Alomar, Dennis Eckersley, Tony Gwynn, Pedro Martinez Mark McGwire, Paul Molitor, Jack Morris, Mike Piazza and Alex Rodriguez.

25
Players, including Henderson, with 3,000 hits.

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