C – A.J. Pierzynski, Chicago White Sox (.286 avg, 16 hrs, 49 rbis)
The backstop for the squad has had a solid year on the South Side. Pierzynski has the most home runs and runs batted in of any catcher in the game this season. He also calls great games for a very good pitching staff.
1B- Adam LaRoche, Washington Nationals (.252 avg, 15 hrs, 53 rbi’s)
After bouncing around the last few years, LaRoche has found a home in D.C. He is tied for fourth in rbi’s and 3rd in home runs at his position and has played a very good defensive first base. His offensive production is part of the reason the Nationals will be leading the NL East at the break.
Bo Jackson was a sports icon in the late 1980’s. He was a two sport athlete that excelled to all-pro levels in both. Jackson became a pop culture icon through video games, commercials and even some television guest spots.
Although his respective baseball and football careers were shortened due to injury, Bo Jackson was one of the premier athletes of both his generation and of all time.
Let’s take a walk down memory lane and remember just how good and popular an athlete Bo Jackson was.