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Bo, Deion among two-way stars

Updated: January 29, 2009, 2:52 PM ET
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

Let's play a little word association. If I say "two-sport star," what do you say?

Sure. Deion Sanders. Bo Jackson. Michael Jordan.

OK, maybe not Michael Jordan (though he did give it a shot.) But you might be surprised at how many athletes have starred -- or more often, tried to star -- in two sports.

Would you believe that 68 major league baseball players also have played in the NFL? In the early years of that league, this was a common phenomenon; in the 1920s, dozens ...

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