They called it a “Rickey Rally”. The Oakland A’s of the late 1980s and 90s counted on Rickey Henderson to jump-start the offense. They just never knew in what form it would come. A walk, a steal and a hit behind him. A triple to the corner. Beating out an infield hit. Stealing second. Stealing third. […]
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