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Bo knows: Jackson to visit Royals spring camp

Former two-sport star will serve as guest instructor
MLB.com @FlannyMLB

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Bo Jackson, one of the most popular players to ever don a Royals uniform, will be in camp as a guest instructor beginning Sunday, the club announced.

Jackson is expected to remain in camp through March 11.

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Bo Jackson, one of the most popular players to ever don a Royals uniform, will be in camp as a guest instructor beginning Sunday, the club announced.

Jackson is expected to remain in camp through March 11.

The former two-sport athlete played eight seasons in the Major Leagues from 1986-91 and '93-94, including five seasons in Kansas City from '86-90.

Video: KC@BAL: Bo Jackson catches ball, runs up wall

Jackson was an American League All-Star in 1989 and is famously remembered for his leadoff home run off Rick Reuschel. Jackson hit 32 home runs that season, a career high, along with 105 RBIs.

Video: 1989 ASG: Bo Jackson hits leadoff homer in first

Jeffrey Flanagan has covered the Royals since 1991, and for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter @FlannyMLB.

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