Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (2)

  • Marv Albert: But what he (Terry) could not forsee was the criticism, the anger, the hatred, that he'd confront in his new city. Terry: I can go back and recall, early days in Pittsburgh, and clear signs of depression.

  • Marv Albert: A decade ago, legend was his destiny. His body was a gift from the gods, his athletic ability so natural, that it seemed unnatural. Marv Albert: A former athlete who once upon a time could do anything, anytime, anywhere. When you're Bo Jackson, when you've flown so close to the sun, what happens to the rest of your life, when your wings melt and you're forced to live as a mere mortal for the very first time?

Notes (7)

  • Terry threw 6 TD passes and 24 INTs in his rookie season with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  • While at Woodlawn High School, Terry set the national javelin distance record at 244' 11 3/4".

  • The following received a special thanks credit: Jonathan Ladd, Chris Linn, Casey Patterson, The Bradshaw Family, The Pittsburgh Steelers, and The Mel Blount Youth Home.

  • The following received a special thanks credit for this episode: Auburn University, Chicago White Sox, Dick Atchinson, Oakland Raiders, and the Kansas City Royals.

  • In 1990, Jackson was an NFL Pro-Bowler and led the Raiders to a division title.

  • In 1989, Bo was the MVP of the MLB All-Star Game.

  • •Darryl attended Crenshaw High School, where he was the nation's top baseball prospect in thirty years. •The New York Mets selected Darryl with the 1st pick in the 1980 amateur draft.