Rickey Henderson and the 25 Greatest Leadoff Men in Baseball History

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Rickey Henderson and the 25 Greatest Leadoff Men in Baseball History
Jed Jacobsohn

Leading off an MLB lineup is a tall task, but every team must delegate the responsibility to one of its batters.

What follows is a list of the top 25 table-setters in baseball history.

Each achieved and sustained a mastery of the No. 1 role.

Exceptional offensive production atop the batting order was the only prerequisite for potential top-25 candidates.

An emphasis was put on particular stats like on-base percentage, stolen-base percentage and strikeout-to-walk ratio. Also, I favored players who totaled more plate appearances from the leadoff spot.

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