Henderson again delivers on big stage

Originally Published: July 26, 2009
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The verdict is in: Rickey Henderson has a sense of humor and a flair for comedic timing. He can be charming and he can be poignant, and all within the span of a paragraph or two.

Maybe we just never noticed this side of him, because we were too busy watching to really pay attention and listen.

Henderson, the man generally regarded as the greatest leadoff hitter in baseball history, arrived for his crowning achievement Sunday resplendent in a three-piece suit of ...

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