At week's end Rickey Henderson of the As and Eric Young of the Dodgers were the top base stealers in their respective leagues. But not all thefts are created equal. Those that lead to runs and/or those committed in the late innings of a tight game are the ones that mean something. The rest are just stat-padding. Here's a rundown of the bases bagged through Sunday by the league leaders. It appears that the 39-year-old Henderson had the 31-year-old Young beat in quality as well as quantity.
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