Rickey on Rickey

When the Mets introduce Rickey Henderson, we'll all find out he hasn't changed a bit. Story

Updated: July 13, 2007, 1:12 PM ET
By Jeff Pearlman | Special to Page 2

The press conference begins with an announcement from Jay Horwitz, the Mets' media relations chief. "The New York Metropolitans are excited to announce that we have hired Rickey Henderson as our new hitting coach. As many of you know, Rickey played 25 seasons in the big leagues, and is the all-time stolen base king, as well as ..."

RICKEY: Uh, Jim ...

HORWITZ: Excuse me?

RICKEY: Rickey wants to talk.

HORWITZ: My name is Jay.

RICKEY: Yeah. Rickey wants to talk.


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