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Old 12-01-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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Bo Jackson just turned 50

And I officially feel old.

Some other notables that turned 50 this year:

Axl Rose
Tom Cruise
Jim Carrey
Sheryl Crow
Jon Bon Jovi
Matthew Broderick
Emilio Estevez
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:45 PM   #2
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Two more months for me.
Strap it up, hold onto the ball, and letís go.
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Old 12-02-2012, 01:15 AM   #3
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The single best athlete I've ever seen play sports. I have to say it was a pleasure watching this guy play, and I was fortunate enough to watch some of those memorable games he played. Especially the MNF against the Seahawks where he ran 91 yds for a TD, and then later ran over Brian Bosworth for a TD.

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Old 12-02-2012, 02:07 AM   #4
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The hip injury really was unfortunate. He had freakish athletic ability. That kind of sentiment gets tossed around a lot nowadays but in is case it was so true. The size and speed were ridiculous. Like Lebron is to badketball....only moreso.
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:42 AM   #5
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Bo Jackson 30 for 30 next Saturday night after the Heisman Presentation

Never would have guessed Jim Carrey is 50
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:57 AM   #6
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a long way from the kid who beat pigs w baseball bats
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Old 12-02-2012, 12:55 PM   #7
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Honestly, my reaction to seeing this thread title was "there is no way that Bo Jackson isn't already 60."

Then I thought about it and realized that I have no concept of when Bo Jackson played.
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:20 PM   #8
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I saw him strike out four times in a game in Yankee Stadium many, many years ago, and then the roar of the crowd that immediately followed the fourth K was silenced by a Steve Balboni home run.

Putting that aside, hats off to Bo for being such a superior athlete. Few MNF plays are more historically notable than his steam-rolling of Bosworth at the goal line. Should be an interesting 30 for 30.

Of the list of soon-to-be 50s, I'd say Matthew Broderick is the least surprising. Despite his perpetually young-looking face, he just seemed like an older dude in Election, and that was what--15 year ago?
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:28 PM   #9
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