The time Michael Jordan made a bet with the mayor of Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 17, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 17, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Chicago White Sox minor-leaguer Michael Jordan finishes batting practice during spring training Feb. 27, 1995, in Sarasota, Fla.</strong> (Pat Sullivan/Associated Press)

Chicago White Sox minor-leaguer Michael Jordan finishes batting practice during spring training Feb. 27, 1995, in Sarasota, Fla. (Pat Sullivan/Associated Press)

The bet against MJ did not go the way of former mayor Willie Herenton. More tales of basketball-star-turned-baseball-player's trips to Memphis.

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Michael Jordan Nike Birmingham Barons Willie Herenton Willie Gregory
Drew Hill

Drew Hill

Drew Hill covers Memphis Tigers basketball and is an AP Top 25 voter. He’s worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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