Rickey Henderson Quotes

Rickey Henderson Quotes: I have to play baseball to make me happy. I have to be an athlete. But when it's all said and done, I'll be a normal father. A normal-type house man.
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Rickey Henderson Quote: A good friend of mine took me out and had me hit off a tee. He made me understand what was my strike zone and - with my speed - the importance of making contact. So I give him a lot of credit for changing my game and making me the player I became. He showed me how to work on me and my game, and not worry about patterning myself after someone else and focusing on what they were capable of doing rather than what I was capable of doing.
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Quotes about Rickey Henderson: I wanted to be a part of something special and contributing to the launch of a new league was very exciting to me.
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Quote about Rickey Henderson: People always ask me why I still want to play, but I want to know why no one will give me an opportunity. It's like they put a stamp on me: 'Hall of Fame. You're done. That's it.' It's a goddamn shame.
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Rickey Henderson Sayings: I'm disappointed about how my career ended.
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Rickey Henderson Saying: When I was a little-leaguer, I was sort of famous for stealing bases - and it started only because my mom wanted to be sure where I was in the afternoons. Mom always used to say,
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Sayings about Rickey Henderson: I don't think some of the players understand what the people are about. The people are coming out to show you their appreciation of the game, and the player that you are.
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Saying about Rickey Henderson: The only thing I wish I could figure out is how I got misunderstood regarding the type of person I really am and what I accomplished ... Just because I believed in what I was doing on the field and dedicated myself to playing the game, does that mean I'm cocky? Does that mean I'm arrogant? People who played against me called me cocky, but my teammates didn't. I brought attention, fear.
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