Michael Jordan Birmingham Barons
Although he will often be remembered as possibly the best of most expert baseball people, Jordan additionally spent some time in major-league baseball.
He played in the Chicago White Sox league, and starred utilizing the Birmingham Barons in the summer of 1994.
While in Birmingham, Jordan assisted the Barons set a house attendance record of 467, 867 within Hoover Met. Their No. 45 Barons jersey remained the Barons' best merchandise item for several years past 1994.
Jordan had a a 13-game hitting streak going in April (increasing their average to .327) and hit their first house run in Birmingham on July 30.
He finished his only season of baseball with a .202 average, three house works, 51 RBI, 17 increases, one triple, and 30-of-48 successful stolen base attempts. He hit from 23 per cent of his dish appearances and had a .289 on-base portion in 127 games.
When it had been established he'd play in Birmingham, Jordan ended up being quoted as saying: "i have never ever resided there, but we notice they will have some really good golf programs. Being down there with (Charles) Barkley defintely won't be bad."