Rickey Henley Henderson
Born: December 25, 1958, Chicago, Illinois
Oakland A's (1979-84, 1989-93, 1994-95, 1998), New York Yankees (1985-89), Toronto Blue Jays (1993), San Diego Padres(1996-97, 2001), Anaheim Angels (1997), New York Mets (1999-2000), Seattle Mariners (2000), Boston Red Sox (2002), Los Angeles Dodgers (2003)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 2009
This Day in Baseball History
On May 17, 1970, Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves reaches the 3,000-hit club with an infield single against the Cincinnati Reds. Aaron, who later hits his 570th career home run, becomes the first major leaguer to reach 500 home runs and 3,000 hits.