OTD in 2001: Rickey Henderson broke Ty Cobb’s MLB record for points scored

RICKEY HENDERSON BROKE TY COBB’S MLB RECORD FOR RUNS SCORED

Rickey Henderson’s legacy is cemented as the greatest baserunner of all time. In addition to holding the MLB record for stolen bases, he also holds the record for runs scored set on October 4, 2001. Ty Cobb used to be an excellent baserunner himself, but Henderson’s rare combination of speed, endurance and wisdom helped him surpass the Hall of Famer and cement his own HOF career, with the all-run record being a big part of it.

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