March 31, 1994

In support of the theory that hitting a baseball, thrown in earnestness by a professional pitcher, is the hardest feat in sports:

In 1994, the White Sox shipped rookie ballplayer/living legend Michael Jordan to its Class AA Southern League team in Birmingham, Ala.

Jordan hit .202 with three homers, 51 RBIs and 114 strikeouts.

That fall, Jordan made a wise decision in returning to the NBA.

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