Arguably the greatest basketball player in NBA history, Michael Jordan retired from the Chicago Bulls in 1994 to join the Chicago White Sox AA minor league team, the Birmingham Barons. He batted just . … His minor league manager was Terry Francona.
Did Michael Jordan play baseball professionally?
Jordan further surprised the sports world by signing a Minor League Baseball contract with the Chicago White Sox on February 7, 1994.
First retirement and stint in Minor League Baseball (1993–1994)
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What team retired Michael Jordan’s number?
Why did Miami retired Michael Jordan’s number? The Heat retired Jordan’s number 23 jersey in April 2003 to honor Jordan’s achievements and contributions in basketball.