Let’s remember the time Michael Jordan tried to play baseball

When you think of Michael Jordan, you probably remember him, depending on how old you are, as either a crying face on Twitter, a great basketball player, someone who makes shoes, or as one of the all-time greats when it comes to gambling on golf.

You may not remember him for baseball, despite him having tried to play it professionally for a whole year! I swear it’s true, and not just from the opening 15 minutes of Space Jam where he strikes out and everyone is nice to him.

Today, February 7, marks the 23rd anniversary of the day MJ signed with the Chicago White Sox organization and tried to make it to Major League Baseball. Spoiler: he didn’t get there.

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