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  Bo Jackson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jackson was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the first pick of the 1986 NFL Draft, but he opted to play baseball for the Kansas City Royals instead.
Jackson was able to return to the Chicago White Sox in 1993, and incredibly at his first at-bat, he homered on his first swing.
Jackson's football number 34 was officially retired at Auburn University in a halftime ceremony on October 31, 1992.
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 Bo Knows - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bo Knows was an advertising campaign for Nike cross-training shoes that ran in 1989 and 1990 and featured professional baseball and American football player Bo Jackson.
Jackson was the first athlete in the modern era to play professional baseball and football in the same year.
Later "Bo Knows" ads had Jackson trying his hand at cycling, soccer, cricket, surfing, weightlifting, auto racing and, as a jockey, horse racing.
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 ESPN Classic - Bo knows stardom and disappointment
Bo Jackson didn't have a long career, but you certainly stopped what you were doing when he came to the plate.
Vincent Edward Jackson was born on Nov. 30, 1962, in the steel town of Bessemer, Ala.
So Jackson, who as a junior hit.401 with 17 homers with 43 RBI in 42 games as Auburn's centerfielder, waited until the Royals made him a fourth-round pick in the 1986 baseball draft before signing his first pro sports contract.
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 Oakland Raiders
Running back Bo Jackson is considered one of the greatest two-sport athletes of all-time.
Jackson led the Raiders in rushing in 1989 and 1990.
Bo Jackson: I still talk to Howie every now and then, I talk to Bill Pickel every now and then, but with everyone doing their different things now, its kind of hard to keep in contact, we see each other every now and then.
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 ESPN.com: Bo knows stardom and disappointment
So Jackson, who as a junior center fielder at Auburn hit.401 with 17 homers with 43 RBI in 42 games, waited until the Royals made him a fourth-round pick in the 1986 baseball draft before signing his first pro contract.
Jackson's return to the White Sox was even a bigger splash than his previous double burst into pro sports.
Keeping a promise he made to his mother before she died of cancer in 1992, Jackson went back to Auburn and graduated in December 1995 with a bachelor of science degree in family and child development.
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 Bo Jackson       Capitol City Speakers Bureau Sports Speaker
Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson is a former multi-sport athlete who played professional football and Major League Baseball simultaneously, and was the first athlete named an All-Star in both sports.
Bo became a popular figure for his athleticism in multiple sports through the late 1980s and early 1990s.
In 1993, Bo was honored with the Tony Conigliaro Award, given annually to a MLB player who best overcomes an obstacle and adversity through the attributes of spirit, determination and courage that were trademarks of Conigliaro.
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 Bo Jackson | BaseballLibrary.com
Bo Jackson wasn't the first multi-sport athlete, but he was one of the best.
That same year, Jackson was named to the American League All-Star team, and proceeded to win the MVP Award of the game, after bashing a titanic home run off the Giants' Rick Reuschel.
Jackson signed on with the California Angels, but it became clear that his hip transplant would not allow him to regain the speed that once made him unstoppable.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/J/Jackson_Bo.stm   (1630 words)

  
 Bo Jackson - Trombone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bo first took up music when he learned how to play the guitar at age ten, but baseball was his first priority and he didn't let music lessons and practice get in the way of it.
The highlight of Bo's music career occurred when he was sixteen and the jazz band appeared at a jazz festival in Lincoln Center, Bo having several solos in their set.
Bo moved from Atlanta to New Orleans where he became the CFO of the New Orleans Symphony Orchestra (NOSO) and was the only person in senior management of a major North American symphony under the age of thirty.
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 USATODAY.com - Bo Jackson sues over steroids allegation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Jackson is suing for unspecified general and punitive damages.
Jackson, the only player to be named to the NFL's Pro Bowl and appear in baseball's All-Star game, injured his hip playing for the Oakland Raiders in 1991 in a playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Jackson said he found the story from the newspaper online, and at least one person called him about it.
www.usatoday.com /sports/2005-04-06-bo-jackson-lawsuit_x.htm?csp=34   (530 words)

  
 Bo Jackson - BR Bullpen
Bo had a longer baseball career than a football career.
Most people probably think Bo's best year was 1989, when he hit 32 home runs with 105 RBI, but his 1990 season was actually more impressive, when he hit 28 home runs in only 111 games.
Bo was a free swinger early in his career, striking out and getting few walks, but as he aged he struck out less often and got a higher percentage of walks.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Bo_Jackson   (501 words)

  
 Bo Jackson Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Bo Jackson was born on Friday, November 30, 1962, in Bessemer, Alabama.
Jackson was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 2, 1986, with the Kansas City Royals.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bo Jackson baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=jacksbo01   (288 words)

  
 cbs2chicago.com - Bo Jackson Files Defamation Suit Over Steroid Story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was a dual career of the highest caliber that saw Bo Jackson slashing and swinging on two fields of play.
Jackson says his career-ending hip injury had nothing to do with steroids because he's never had anything to do with steroids.
Jackson says he's making his medical records public and very adamantly insists he's never touched anything closely associated with anabolic steroids or other performance enhancing substances.
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 CBC Sports: Newspaper apologizes to Bo Jackson for steroid report
A California newspaper apologized to Bo Jackson on Sunday and retracted part of a story, which said the former professional football and baseball star used steroids.
Jackson is the only player to be named to the NFL's Pro Bowl and play in baseball's all-star game.
Jackson is now a businessman in suburban Chicago and talks to children about health and nutrition issues.
cbc.ca /story/sports/national/2005/04/10/Sports/jackson_suit050410.html   (1065 words)

  
 Bo Jackson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, we support and disseminate research-based knowledge and its practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness.
The NSCA recently had the honor of conducting a phone interview with one of the most gifted athletes of the 20th century—Bo Jackson.
Jackson, one of America’s first athletes to master two professional sports (football and baseball), spoke with us about how he got started in athletics as a kid and how strength and conditioning continues to play a part in his life now.
www.nsca-lift.org /interview/BoJackson.shtml   (1549 words)

  
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After being waived by the Kansas City Royals, Bo Jackson was signed by the White Sox in 1991.
Bo Jackson missed the entire 1992 season recovering from hip surgery because of an injury that occurred during the NFL Playoffs in 1991...
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 Bo Jackson - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Bo Jackson - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Jackson, Bo, born in 1962, American professional athlete, noted for playing both professional baseball and professional football in the same year...
Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson, who became famous when he decided to play both professional baseball and professional football after college, was a...
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 Bo Jackson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Calling Jackson "a player who will hit the bench with the slightest ailment," Nadel noted all of the occasions in which Jackson had missed games in the past eight years, in each case implying that Jackson could have, should have been playing.
Actually, Jackson's injury history (prior to the hip injury) had not been unusual at all, except in the ways that it had been talked about.
In big games, Bo grabs more bench time than Sandra Day O'Connor." To reach such conclusions, Reilly had to ignore the pesky truth: that Bo had played with an injured ankle and come back early from a shoulder separation the year before, against the advice of his doctors.
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 YouTube - Bo Jackson
A word of advice...in life it is best to know the facts before making a statement about how bad or good something or someone is. Bo Jackson I believe has the highest yards per carry of any running back ever.
Bo was great but he had no durability.
Bo was the greatest all-around athlete of all-time!
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 Bo Jackson Oakland Raiders Bo Jackson
Jackson continued playing both sports through 1990, but he suffered a series hip injury in a post-season game with the Raiders, ending his football career and threatening his baseball career.
During his NFL career, Jackson carried the ball 515 times for 2,782 yards, a 5.4 average, and scored 16 rushing touchdowns.
But Jackson, from the warning track, turned and fired a strike to catcher Bob Boone, who tagged the sliding Reynolds out.
www.raidersonline.org /bo-jackson.php   (1683 words)

  
 Bo Jackson Nike 1989 Shoes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bo Knows Bo Knows was an advertising campaign for Nike cross-training shoes that ran in 1989 and 1990 and featured professional baseball and American
Auburn University Bo Jackson #29 Jersey by Nike...
Bo Jackson Kansas City Royals Authentic 1989 Road Blue Jersey...
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 Bo Jackson
Bo Jackson's comeback complete with dramatic home run to help White Sox clinch division title.
Bo Jackson beats odds, returns to Chicago White Sox after hip surgery.
Bo Jackson quits baseball; says 'family looks better than $10 million contract.'
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Jackson led off the bottom of the first by launching a tape measure home run into the California night.
Jackson collected two hits and drove in two runs as the American League defeated the National League 5­-3, and the Royals slugger was awarded the MVP Award for his performance during the game.
Throughout the year Jackson led the Royals offensive attack, hitting 32 home runs and driving in 105 runs.
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 Bo Jackson
Bo Jackson Bo Jackson Statistics Bo Jackson was born on Friday, November 30 1962, in Bessemer, Alabama.
Jackson was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 2, 1986, with the...
Long live the rotary phone August 31, 2005 Mario is the Bo Jackson of video game characters (that are not Bo Jackson) Following the successful appearances of Mario, Luigi and...
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 YouTube - Bo Jackson in Bill Walsh's College Football part2
Bo Jackson in Bill Walsh's College Football part2
Bo takes it 90 yards on the on the QB op Bo takes it 90 yards on the on the QB option with some fancy spin work at the end.
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