It’s so strange to go back to see what people thought when he did it. Because once he did, and once the success that was bound to happen happened — when the Bo we knew became the Bo everyone knew, it just totally turned into a cause for celebration and cartoons and awe and endless […]
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I mean, it’s the Heisman Trophy winner up there at bat. This is post-Heisman. Poor Mississippi State.
A 1985 baseball scouting report on the “the best pure athlete in America today” who “can win the Heisman Trophy next year.” The baseball scouting report. (“Don Baylor type body?” Don Baylor wishes!) Here’s some video of him the following year. Photo via; h/t @JarrodLitton, @DKinAU Related: That time Aubie dressed up as Bear […]
It must have been awful for Bama fans at McAdory High School in the 1980s. I mean just absolutely awful. At least for the kids that had to take Bo Jackson 101. Any of you McAdorians recognize this? Is this a Mrs. Brewer overhead projector masterpiece? War Eagle? More Bo: * Nolan Ryan discusses Bo […]
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 […]