Since we were kids, we wanted to be like Mike. Michael Jordan celebrates his 49th birthday today and we're toasting with him. The legendary baller won six NBA Finals MVP Awards and is considered to be one of the greatest athletes in history. #23 changed how the game was played, and even changed his own game and jersey number a few times, retiring from the NBA on three different occasions and flirted with careers in baseball and golf. As much as Lebron James would like to prove us differently, there can only be one Michael Jordan, and we're cool with that. Hit the thumbs to catch iconic images of the legendary Michael Jordan. [SportsIllustrated]