Henderson breaks Cobb's AL record for steals
May 29, 1990
Rickey Henderson breaks Ty Cobb's 62-year-old American League record for stolen bases when he swipes No. 893. After doubling with two outs in the sixth inning of Oakland's 2-1 loss to Toronto, Henderson steals third on a 2-0 pitch from David Wells to Carney Lansford. Blue Jays catcher Greg Myers juggles the ball and doesn't throw.
After diving in safely, Henderson pulls up the base and holds it up triumphantly as he's given a standing ovation. He blows a kiss to ...
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