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Dave Henderson Dies At 57 Years Old


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Dave Henderson, the 14 year veteran who won a World Series in 1989 with the Oakland A’s, passed away on Sunday at the age of 57, due to a heart attack.

Henderson, an All-Star outfielder with the A’s, started his career with the Seattle Mariners from 1981-1986 before being traded to the Red Sox in ’86 and helping Boston reach the World Series with a clutch home run in the ALCS against the California Angels.

Hendu, known by family and friends, played with Boston for two seasons before moving on to the Giants (1987), then A’s (1988-1993) and finishing his MLB career with the Royals (1994).

In 14 seasons, he batted a combined .258, with 197 home runs, and 708 RBI’s.

R.I.P Hendu and thanks for the memories.

David Conde

Co-Founder/Executive Editor at Legends On Deck®
David is the Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®. He was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com. David's idea forLegends on Deck is to be a site where passionate fans of the game have a place to read about their favorite baseball teams. The site is also for people who had a talent to write or even take photographs and have the platform to share. The passion of following the Minor Leagues can be seen all over the site as the players journey's are what what drives the LOD team to share their content. David's passion is making available a site that people can have fun sharing and reading.

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