Before Bo was The Ballplayer, he was The Anti-Drug Crusader. But even if you turned your back on crack (per the poster's instructions), there was still the temptation to open your brain to cocaine, the pure, powdery, snortable kind. This time—late 1989 to be exact-ish—the greatest athlete of all time took the case for clean living to the airwaves. His message? Bo it, … [Read more...] about Bo Jackson’s 1989 ‘Say No’ to cocaine commercial
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Beau and Steve Jackson, 1994. 1990 was a big year for Bo Jackson. The Bo Knows thing was everywhere. 20/20 profiled him. He hit four consecutive home runs. He ran up the wall. He ran over people. And he inspired Steve Jackson, an avid sports fan from the north England county of Yorkshire, a man who would watch enraptured any game of cricket or rugby or tennis or maybe even … [Read more...] about Beau Wants To Know Bo: Meet the 28-year-old British woman, yes, named after Bo Jackson
Pat Dye always called him a thoroughbred. Had things gone differently, we might have called him a Stallion. Yes, lost in the tug of war between baseball and football, between the NFL and the MLB, was that Bo Jackson was in the spring of 1986 being courted by a third professional sports league. It wasn't just rumors of phone calls or whatever. He met with team … [Read more...] about Bo Jackson, the Birmingham Stallion?
Nolan Ryan talked about Bo saving his life in 2014 biography "Nolan Ryan: The Making of a Pitcher." Keith Hernandez talked about Bo nearly ending his life in an interview about his 2018 memoir "I'm Keith Hernandez." "The only time I was ever scared, when I was older, in my last year in Cleveland, Oakland Raider running back that played for Kansas City, … [Read more...] about ‘Like a herd of buffalo’: Keith Hernandez on Bo Jackson
The shoes, the commercials, the runs, the MVP awards, the two Tank McNamara strips in a week... remember how fun it was to be proud of him? … [Read more...] about Bo Knows particle physics, foreign policy in 1990 Tank McNamara strips