Bo and DT were absolutely the pinnacle of idol worship in my young life. Posters, shoes, any media I could get my hands on, I HAD to have. The day after his injury I punched my best friend in the face at school for making fun of Bo.
A few months ago, ESPN did a small piece on him organizing a celebrity bike ride through Alabama for hurricane victims, and while watching it, all these years later, I still had that childhood twinge of idol worship...
"And I don't wish that girl any bad luck," he said, "but I hope she gets hit with a car."
- Tommy Lasorda