Every single day, I’m hit with reminders that I’m not getting any younger.
Today’s example comes in the form of a polite conversation between NFL and MLB legend Bo Jackson and White Sox first-baseman Adam Laroche’s young son. Jackson spent spring training acting as a hitting coach for the Sox — Laroche’s new team — and MLB.com filmed him hanging out with Laroche Jr. on Thursday.
Somehow, this kid had no idea he was talking to the greatest multi-sport athlete of all time, and don’t mind me… I’ll just be over here in the corner feeling really, really old.
That kid’s lucky it’s not 1987. Back then, Bo might’ve responded to the youngster’s ignorance with the following, instead of such a gentle explanation: