Rickey Henderson’s Tenure With Padres Started 22 Years Ago Today

December 29, 2017

22 years ago, the San Diego Padres made a surprise addition to the team, as they signed a future Hall of Fame player for the 1996 season. Rickey Henderson was inked to a two-year/$4 million deal on December 29, 1995. The contract included many incentives in regard to games played and plate appearances by Henderson, that he easily triggered, making the total deal worth $6.295 million for the two years…