Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Showing Some Skills - Rickey Being Rickey

I don't know if this will be a mini-collection and have its own binder, or if it more like a philosophy for overall collecting that I have.

I like cards that showcase what a player does best.

So, here's the first in a series of posts that will feature players showing some skills.

Who better to lead us off than the Greatest Lead-off Hitter of All-Time?

Today, we feature Rickey Henderson stealing bases:
Rickey takes a lead . . .
 I think he's going to go on this pitch!
 Get Back, Rickey!
 Ok, going on first movement-
 A quick first step is essential . . .
A quick second, third and fourth don't hurt, either . . .

It's going to be close!
But hey, you don't set the All-Time Record for Stolen bases without your fair share of success.
You might be thinking "Wait, he's sliding into third base, not second." Well, Rickey's just that fast.

4 comments:

  1. He could have just rounded third and taken home, but Rickey had to make the game seem fair, after all.

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    1. That, and Rickey's fans can't see Rickey if Rickey is sitting on the bench.

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  2. I love that Stadium Club Rickey!

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    1. Such a great shot - I'm really looking forward to seeing the next incarnation of stadium club specifically for shots like that - I bet they have some great images in their archives that they've been saving for the right moment to use.

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