Sunday, July 26, 2009
Rickey being Rickey
Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice headline the Class of 2009 at today's induction ceremonies at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. Rickey was a first-ballot shoo-in; Rice got the nod in his fifteenth and final year of eligibility.
Henderson got 94.7% of the vote. Excuse me? Who didn't vote for Rickey? That's like not voting for jelly in the "what else should I put in my peanut butter sandwich?" vote.
For more on the greatest leadoff man of all time, check this out. And this.