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The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 50

12 July 2011

Today’s guest is Rickey Henderson, the Man of Steal and Hall of Fame left fielder.

The topics we cover:

  • 0:31-2:04: Which of Rickey’s many records (career stolen bases, single season stolen bases, career runs, career intentional walks, and career leadoff homers) makes him most proud?
  • 2:05-3:01: Rickey’s exaggerated crouch
  • 3:02-4:24: Did Rickey use mathematical calculations in his base stealing or run on instinct?
  • 4:25-5:53: Incorporating situational context into decisions to steal bases
  • 5:54-7:45: The media’s inaccurate depictions of Rickey
  • 7:46-9:19: Talking about himself in the 3rd person
  • 9:20-10:38: Keeping tabs on competitors like Tim Raines
  • 10:39-11:15: Rickey’s current role in baseball
  • 11:16-end: You can vote Rickey onto the Pepsi Max Field of Dream Team and win a chance for you and your friends to play against a team of all-time greats

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  1. Lukehart80 permalink
    12 July 2011 5:33 pm

    Even Rickey’s Podcasts are fast! Still very cool though.

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