Rickey Henderson is one of best and most beloved players in Oakland Athletics history. Now, everyone will know that by looking at the name of the field on which the A's play. How's that? Because on Monday the A's announced they would rename the Oakland Coliseum's playing surface to pay homage to Henderson: "Rickey Henderson Field" will be christened as such on Opening Day, April 3, in a pregame ceremony before the A's host the Los Angeles Angels. Henderson will then by honored by the A's with his own day in mid-July.
A's to name field at Oakland Coliseum after Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson
CBS Sports | Feb 7