7am stumper 2-6-14
Russell Wilson, QB of the NFL champion Seattle Seahawks, reportedly has some interest in attending spring training for the Texas Rangers. That's according to CBSSports.com, citing a report from Wilson's agent. Its unclear whether Wilson actually hopes to make the MLB team or is there for a speaking engagement, but there have been some players who really pursued two professional sports. Only one appeared in a Super Bowl and a World Series.
Who is the only athlete to play in a Super Bowl and a World Series?
1. Bo Jackson
2. Deion Sanders
3. Jim Thorpe
The answer is: 2. Deion Sanders
According to multiple websites, Deion Sanders is the only man to have played in a World Series and a Super Bowl. Sanders played nine seasons in the major leagues, several with the Cincinnati Reds. While with the Atlanta Braves, Sanders played in the 1992 World Series. Sanders really made his reputation, though, as a defensive back in the NFL. He won Super Bowl titles with the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys.