Seeing as Bo Jackson retired from football in 1990 and baseball in 1994, every current teenager was born after his career ended. Earlier this year Jackson had to explain to Drake LaRoche, the 13-year-old son of Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam, who he was.

But you don't need to know Bo to appreciate the generosity of the only man to ever play in the Pro Bowl and the MLB All-Star game.

At a recent Chicago White Sox-Detroit Tigers game, Jackson surprised a family of four with tickets in the fifth row at U.S. Cellular Field along with the chance to hang out with the 1985 Heisman Trophy winner.

"It's definitely different than just watching it with my family," said young Rudy Gnade, in what can only be described as an understatement.

Jackson treated the Gnades to dinner, great seats and ice cream.

Rudy Gnade and his brother, Jackson, even got some White Sox swag from Bo.


In the end, the White Sox gave Jackson and his new friends the best gift of all, a 4-3 victory over the Tigers.

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