I can totally see Bo Jackson becoming this Paul Bunyan-type of folk tale hero 100 years from now.
He was amazing at both baseball and football, but injuries took their toll early on and cut a potentially long and legendary career very short. All we are left with are the glimpses of greatness and potential.
Should he have focused on baseball? I think so! I can only imagine what he might have done with that kind of focus – not to mention the fact that you can play for 20 years in baseball, make boatloads of money, and walk around without crippling injuries after you retire, but I digress.
This painting captures Bo Jackson in full Superman mode – laid out and making an incredible diving catch. It also features the amazing powder blue road unis the Royals used to sport.