Bo Jackson is a retired football and baseball player. Some people consider him the best athlete ever. In football, he played running back for the Los Angeles Raiders of the NFL. Bo was the first athlete to be named an All-Star. In other words, he was outstanding athlete. He ran the fastest 40 yard dash ever recorded. His outstanding time was 4.12 seconds. Sadly, his football career was over after his hip injury in 1991.
Bo Jackson was also an outstanding baseball player as well. He played left field and was a designated hitter. He played for the Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox, and the California Angels. He played in the American League in Major League Baseball from 1986-1994. In 1986, he was the first over all pick in the NFL draft. Instead of playing football, he wanted to play baseball. He started off playing for the Kansas City Royals. To read more about Bo Jackson, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bo_Jackson#Baseball or http://www.sporthaven.com/players/bo-jackson/ or http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1438170-bo-jackson-baseball-career-could-have-been-hall-of-fame-worthy-without-injury