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What teams did Bo Jackson play for?

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Bo Jackson played for five teams throughout his career, including four professionally: In Major League Baseball, he played with the Kansas City Royals, Chicago White Sox and Los Angeles Angels, while in the National Football League, he played for the Los Angeles Raiders. He also played football, basketball and ran track for the University of Auburn Tigers in college.

The New York Yankees recruited Jackson in high school, but he instead chose to attend college at Auburn. There, he qualified for the United States Olympic track team. He also won the Heisman Trophy in 1985. In 1989, he was chosen as the All-Star Game MVP, hit 30 home runs and collected 100 RBIs for the Royals. During his NFL career, he rushed almost 3,000 yards, ran for 16 touchdowns and caught two touchdowns.


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