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.


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

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

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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.