In 124 games with the Double-A Birmingham Barons, Jordan batted .202 with 3 home runs, 51 RBI, 30 stolen bases and 46 runs scored. 'Last Dance' leaves little doubt baseball was Michael Jordan's gift to dad We're all driven by something. 'The Last Dance:' Michael Jordan laughs off Gary Payton's defense in 1996 NBA Finals, and Twitter reacts M.J. didn't think he had any problems with the Glove The Last Dance, an ESPN/Netflix ten-part documentary on the 1997-98 Bulls and the career of Michael Jordan, has become a must-see sensation for … On February 7th, 1994, he signed a minor league baseball contract with the Chicago White Sox — who were also owned by Chicago Bulls’ owner Jerry Reinsdorf. Michael Jordan's first retirement from the NBA has led to conspiracy theories over the years to explain why he left the Chicago Bulls in October 1993. Michael Jordan's Baseball Legacy. I n late 1993, Chicago White Sox outfielder Michael Huff got a strange call from the team’s owner, Jerry Reinsdorf. While Jordan fulfilled his dream of playing professional baseball, it would last only one season. Air Jordan was able to fulfill his father’s vision. $9.00 Rare: 1991 91 Upper Deck Michael Jordan #SP1, SP ROOKIE CARD White Sox Baseball Michael Jordan Stadium Sports Baseball trading cards 1993-94 and 95 Seasons. Some will look at those numbers and think his baseball career was a failure. Michael Jordan, in full Michael Jeffrey Jordan, byname Air Jordan, (born February 17, 1963, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.), American collegiate and professional basketball player, widely considered to be the greatest all-around player in the history of the game. The NBA superstar reported to spring training in Sarasota, Florida and was assigned to the Birmingham Barons —the White Sox’s Double-A affiliate which plays in the Southern League.