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1. Who was Rickey's favorite manager?
2. At the end of the 2001 season Rickey was tied for 24th place for all time hits with 3000. Who also shared this spot with Henderson with 3000 lifetime hits?
3. What year did Rickey Henderson win the MVP?
4. How many bases did Henderson steal in 1982 to break the single season mark previously held by Lou Brock?
5. What future rap artist grew up with Rickey Henderson?
6. The same yeaer Rickey won the MVP, his fellow teammate also won the Cy Young. Who was this teammate?
7. On what date (in consecutive years), did Rickey break the Major League stolen base record, and steal his 1,000th base?
8. What was Rickey's father's last name?
9. What other sport was Rickey heavily scouted for?
10. Who held the world record for steals with 1065 before Rickey broke it?
11. Rickey was drafted in 1976 by what major league franchise?
12. Rickey has led off a game with a homerun the most times in history. What year did he set this mark?
13. Rickey led the American League in stolen bases 11 out of 12 years earlier in his career. What year did a player other then Rickey take this crown?
14. What legendary Tiger had the most all time runs before Rickey broke his mark of 2246 runs late in the 2001 season?
15. Against what team in the 1989 playoffs did Rickey swipe 7 bases, and set a playoff record?
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