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  • We lowered the price on most shoes on our SHOES page
  • New size 11 in the Retro 16 from December 2016
  • New size 11 in the White/Red Retro 13
  • New size 11.5 in the Yellow Super Fly from 5 years ago
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AIR JORDAN RELEASE DATES

AUGUST 5 - KIDS RETRO 5 - Black/Pink

AUGUST 5 - RETRO 5 - White/Cement

AUGUST 12 - NIKE UPTEMPO - Tri-color

AUGUST 19 - RETRO 13 - Black/Red

AUGUST 26 - RETRO 8 - Cool Grey

AUGUST 26 - KIDS RETRO 13 - Wolf Grey

SEPT. 1 - KIDS LITTLE POSITE PRO - Nerf

SEPT. 2 - KIDS RETRO 5 - White/Sunblush

SEPT. 2 - RETRO 5 - Stucco Camo

SEPT. 8 - NIKE FOAMPOSITE - Island Green

SEPT. 9 - RETRO 1 FLYKNIT - Black/Red

SEPT. 15 - NIKE UPTEMPO - Light Bone

SEPT. 16 - KIDS RETRO 5 PREMIUM - Camo

SEPT. 16 - RETRO 8 - Black/Red/Grey

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How MJ ended up playing baseball for the Barons. It was 1993 and the Bulls had just won their third straight championship. MJ was exhausted and out of challenges. He felt he had nothing else to prove on the court. His father had tried to get MJ to retire in 1991 after the first championship, so he could give baseball a shot. Then out of nowhere in July 1993 MJ's father was murdered. His body was found floating in a creek in South Carolina after being shot. His red Lexus with license plate "UNC0023" was completely stripped and found in the woods near Fayetteville, N.C. It was an easy decision for MJ. Retire from the NBA, and make an attempt at baseball to honor his late father's wish.

Luckily, Jerry Reinsdorf, the owner of the Bulls, also owns the Chicago White Sox. The Birmingham Barons were a double-A affiliate of the Sox, so MJ made a deal with Reinsdorf to play for the Barons. Fortunately for NBA fans the MLB went on strike in August 1994. With nothing to do because of the baseball lockout MJ decided to visit the Bulls practice facility in Deerfield, IL to see his old teammates (Scottie Pippen & B.J. Armstrong). Phil Jackson let MJ participate in practices for a few weeks and that's when the desire to play the game emerged. Then on March 18, 1995 MJ sent a two-word fax to the media: "I'm back." The rest is history.

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