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TBT to when Michael Jordan asked for Ken Griffey Jr.'s autograph

Fresh off his first three-peat, Michael Jordan was king of the basketball world in 1993. But in baseball, there was no bigger star than Ken Griffey Jr.

So while attending the MLB All-Star Game in Baltimore, Jordan wasn’t going to leave without getting one thing: Griffey’s autograph.

Watch the Bulls star (wearing a White Sox uniform and cap) push reporters out of the way to get to Griffey.

Jordan would return the favor as he took the jersey off his back, autographed it and handed it to Griffey.

MJ began his own own baseball career just a few months later as he batted .202 with three home runs in 127 games for the Double-A affiliate of the White Sox in 1994.

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