Off Base: Confessions of a Thief

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HarperCollins, 1992 - Baseball players - 210 pages
Rickey Henderson is a legend in his own time. Though opponents detest him for his flashy, showboating style of play, they respect him as perhaps the finest leadoff hitter ever to play the game of baseball. After breaking Lou Brock's all-time stolen base record, Henderson now writes his revealing autobiography, telling about his relationships with some of the most fascinating figures in baseball. Photo insert.

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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

The cool thing for me is that my hard core love of the Oakland A's started much around the time that Rickey joined the team! My passion wasn't because of him, but once it did take off much like he did ... Read full review

OFF BASE: Confessions of a Thief

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Henderson, who holds baseball's major-league record for most stolen bases, won't steal into many hearts with this superficial and self-congratulatory autobiography co-written by a baseball writer for ... Read full review


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John is a research professor at the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University of Chicago.

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