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 the Memphis Grizzlies and is a top-10 APSE winner. He has worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.


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