Former left fielders Rickey Henderson (left) and Jim Rice were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday along with the late Joe Gordon.
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"My journey as a player is complete," Rickey Henderson said of being enshrined into the Hall of Fame.
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Rickey Henderson led the AL in steals 12 times and holds the record for steals with 1,406, runs scored with 2,295, unintentional walks with 2,129, and homers leading off a game with 81.
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Former Boston slugger Jim Rice had to wait until his final year of eligibility to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
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Jim Rice batted .298 with 382 home runs and 1,451 RBIs from 1974-89. He drove in 100 or more runs eight times, batted over .300 seven times
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Former New York Yankees star and longtimebroadcaster Tony Kubek received the Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for major contributions to baseball broadcasting.
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Baseball writer Nick Peters accepts the 2009 J.G. Taylor Spink Award given for "Meritorious contributions to baseball writing" at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
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Boston Red Sox fans wait for the start of the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y.
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