The 1984 Topps ‘1983 Highlights’ 6-Card Subset – Card #2

The 1984 Topps ‘1983 Highlights’ 6-Card Subset – Card #2

Headline – ‘Rickey Henderson Steals 100 Bases For Third Time’

Text on the back – Oakland, California, September 13, 1983: A’s outfielder Rickey Henderson tonight became the first player in major league history to reach the 100-stolen base milestone for the third time in his career.  Entering the game with 98 thefts, he swiped #’s 99 and 100 in the third inning.  Rickey recorded 100 stolen bases in 1980 and set the modern record with 130 thefts in 1982.

25 years later – Henderson ended his career with 1,406 stolen bases.  The player in second place, Lou Brock, is almost 500 swipes behind.

One response to “The 1984 Topps ‘1983 Highlights’ 6-Card Subset – Card #2

  1. I can’t imagine anyone breaking that record.

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