Despite the fact that the Air Jordan IX came out the year that Michael Jordan decided to play baseball instead of basketball, it's still an integral part of MJ's legacy. Come April 5, the folks over at Jordan Brand will release this tribute to Michael Jordan's time as a Birmingham Baron. 

Flush with a team-inspired color palette and pinstripe inner lining, the usual number 23 that occupies the heel has been replaced with the number Jordan wore with the club, 45. With these standing on the on-deck circle, will these be a home run or pop-fly?

[via sole-up]