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Bo Jackson shakes hands with former U.S. President Ronald Reagan after Jackson won the 1989 All-Star Game MVP award. Jackson celebrates his 50th birthday on Friday. (V.J. Lovero/SI)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Bo Jackson

Bo Jackson shakes hands with former U.S. President Ronald Reagan after Jackson won the 1989 All-Star Game MVP award. Jackson celebrates his 50th birthday on Friday. (V.J. Lovero/SI)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Bo Jackson

Pete Rose takes a swing during Game 4 of the 1980 World Series between the Phillies and Royals. (Manny Millan/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Pete Rose

Pete Rose takes a swing during Game 4 of the 1980 World Series between the Phillies and Royals. (Manny Millan/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Pete Rose

Royals outfielder Bo Jackson meets Ronald Reagan before the 1989 All-Star game. (VJ Lovero/SI)

GALLERY: Ronald Reagan and Sports 

Royals outfielder Bo Jackson meets Ronald Reagan before the 1989 All-Star game. (VJ Lovero/SI)
GALLERY: Ronald Reagan and Sports 

In one of the most memorable scenes in baseball history, Royals third baseman George Brett loses his cool and starts screaming at umpire Joe Brinkman after he was ruled out for using too much pine tar on his bat, thus negating a two run home run and ending the game. The Royals, however, appealed the decision and won, thus forcing the continuation of the game nearly four weeks later. (Corbis)

SI VAULT: Yankees lose their four-week game to Royals (8.29.83)

In one of the most memorable scenes in baseball history, Royals third baseman George Brett loses his cool and starts screaming at umpire Joe Brinkman after he was ruled out for using too much pine tar on his bat, thus negating a two run home run and ending the game. The Royals, however, appealed the decision and won, thus forcing the continuation of the game nearly four weeks later. (Corbis)
SI VAULT: Yankees lose their four-week game to Royals (8.29.83)

Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw and third baseman Mike Schmidt celebrate after the final out of the 1980 World Series. Philadelphia defeated Kansas City in six games to capture the frachise’s first championship. This year’s Phillies squad is a long way from the World Series and according to SI’s Cliff Corcoran, the team should be sellers at the trade deadline. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia Phillies
CORCORAN: Philadelphia should trade assets and regroup
JAFFE: Who should buy, sell in the AL East | NL East

Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw and third baseman Mike Schmidt celebrate after the final out of the 1980 World Series. Philadelphia defeated Kansas City in six games to capture the frachise’s first championship. This year’s Phillies squad is a long way from the World Series and according to SI’s Cliff Corcoran, the team should be sellers at the trade deadline. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia PhilliesCORCORAN: Philadelphia should trade assets and regroupJAFFE: Who should buy, sell in the AL East | NL East

Bo Jackson dances during the taping of a Nike commercial in June 1991. A the time, Jackson was recovering from hip surgery that eventually cut his NFL and MLB careers short. (AP Photo)

GALLERY: Two-Sport Athletes

Bo Jackson dances during the taping of a Nike commercial in June 1991. A the time, Jackson was recovering from hip surgery that eventually cut his NFL and MLB careers short. (AP Photo)
GALLERY: Two-Sport Athletes

The future of the Royals — Johnny Damon, Carlos Beltran and Jermaine Dye — pose during a 2000 SI photo shoot in Kansas City. (Chuck Solomon/SI)

The future of the Royals — Johnny Damon, Carlos Beltran and Jermaine Dye — pose during a 2000 SI photo shoot in Kansas City. (Chuck Solomon/SI)

Mariano Rivera lies in anguish after twisting his right knee shagging fly balls before Thursday’s Yankees-Royals game. Rivera, who is baseball’s all-time saves leader, tore his ACL and may retire after 22 years as one of the game’s top pitchers. (AP)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Mariano Rivera
VERDUCCI: Freak injury may end career of a baseball legend

Mariano Rivera lies in anguish after twisting his right knee shagging fly balls before Thursday’s Yankees-Royals game. Rivera, who is baseball’s all-time saves leader, tore his ACL and may retire after 22 years as one of the game’s top pitchers. (AP)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Mariano RiveraVERDUCCI: Freak injury may end career of a baseball legend

Royals third baseman George Brett (center left) and others get cold champagne from a tub in the locker room to celebrate their 1985 World Series victory over the Cardinals. (AP Photo/John Swart)

SI VAULT: Royals triumph over odds, history to win World Series (11.4.85)

Royals third baseman George Brett (center left) and others get cold champagne from a tub in the locker room to celebrate their 1985 World Series victory over the Cardinals. (AP Photo/John Swart)
SI VAULT: Royals triumph over odds, history to win World Series (11.4.85)

Dan Quisenberry would’ve celebrated his 59th birthday today. The submarine-style pitcher, who died of brain cancer, played 12 seasons and recorded 244 career saves. (Chuck Solomon/SI)

SI VAULT: Quisenberry’s style unorthodox but results are solid (7.11.83)

Dan Quisenberry would’ve celebrated his 59th birthday today. The submarine-style pitcher, who died of brain cancer, played 12 seasons and recorded 244 career saves. (Chuck Solomon/SI)
SI VAULT: Quisenberry’s style unorthodox but results are solid (7.11.83)

Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith tries to turn a double play during Game 2 of the 1985 World Series. On this day in 1993, Smith became the game’s first $1 million player when he signed a three-year deal with St. Louis. (Manny Millan/SI)  

SI VAULT: Ozzie Smith is among the best shortstops to ever play (9.28.87)

Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith tries to turn a double play during Game 2 of the 1985 World Series. On this day in 1993, Smith became the game’s first $1 million player when he signed a three-year deal with St. Louis. (Manny Millan/SI)  
SI VAULT: Ozzie Smith is among the best shortstops to ever play (9.28.87)

Ozzie Smith does a flip before Game 3 of the 1985 World Series between the Cardinals and Royals. St. Louis is just three games away from another trip to the World Series after blowing out the Brewers, 12-3, on Tuesday. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)

REITER: Pujols, Cardinals strike back to even series | Highlights
LEMIRE: Brewers and Cardinals share a mutual dislike
SI VAULT: Ozzie, Cards have Brewers wailing the blues

Ozzie Smith does a flip before Game 3 of the 1985 World Series between the Cardinals and Royals. St. Louis is just three games away from another trip to the World Series after blowing out the Brewers, 12-3, on Tuesday. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)
REITER: Pujols, Cardinals strike back to even series | HighlightsLEMIRE: Brewers and Cardinals share a mutual dislikeSI VAULT: Ozzie, Cards have Brewers wailing the blues