The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 50
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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