Considered by many as one of the best athletes to ever walk this earth, Bo Jackson was good at a lot of things. Baseball was certainly one of those things. On this day in 1986, Jackson made his professional debut with the Memphis Chicks. Jackson became a household name in 1985 when he won the Heisman Trophy Award as a member of the Auburn football team. Bo was also a member of their baseball team and excelled there just as much as he did on the gridiron. He was drafted first overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1986…

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Sam Zimmer

A University of Oregon grad and Oklahoma native, Sam is a diehard baseball fan who has been lucky enough to attend games at 25 current MLB stadiums, all alongside his dad. He collects mainly baseball cards but also dabbles in SGA bobbleheads and poker chips from various casinos. His collections revolve around the San Francisco Giants, the New York Giants, his Oregon Ducks and any of his fellow Oklahomans. You can reach him by email and on Twitter.

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