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Best leadoff hitters (WS off day topic)

Earlier today after driving the litter to their respective schools, I began thinking about the Reds leadoff options for 2007.  Quickly I transitioned into the best leadoff hitters of my lifetime.  Everyone pretty much acknowledges Rickey Henderson is the greatest leadoff hitter of the past 20-75 years.  Who follows him on the list?  

I'm a little jaded on my 2nd choice, as he was my favorite ballplayer in the eighties.  I was surprised who I had in spots 3-5, to be honest.  

Who makes your top 5 leadoff hitters of the past thirty years, and why?

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