Randal A. Hendricks
Randy and his brother, Alan, co-founded Hendricks Sports Management in the 1970’s. Over the course of his career, he has been ranked near the top of both Baseball America and the Sporting News’ lists of power brokers in sports, and has been named Baseball America’s top agent. Under his leadership and guidance, HSM has been one the longest lasting and most successful baseball agencies to ever represent baseball players. Randy is a veteran of many record setting contracts, labor negotiations and other important matters in the baseball industry. He holds the best lifetime winning percentage in salary arbitration and collusion cases. He has argued over 60 such cases.
Due to his expertise and professional credentials, Randy was appointed a member of the Houston/Harris County Sports Facility Public Advisory Committee, which helped Houston develop and finance its new baseball, football and basketball arenas.
Randy is the author of Inside the Strike Zone, an intimate look at the inner working of baseball at the highest levels. Published in 1994, Inside the Strike Zone was a finalist for the Casey Award as the best baseball book of 1994.
In addition to his work in the baseball industry, Randy has been a member of twenty-nine Major/Major Plus Division national and world championship senior softball teams, including most recently in 2013 .He is a member of the Senior Softball Hall of Fame.
Randy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, with honors, from the University of Houston. He also received a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, with honors, from the University of Houston, where he was Articles Editor of the Houston Law Review. Following law school, Randy practiced law with the nationally recognized law firm, Baker & Botts.
A native of Shawnee Mission, Kansas, Randy lives in Houston with his wife, Jill. He is the father of two grown daughters and a grown son.