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After Jordan retired the first time to pursue a career in professional Baseball, the Chicago Bulls retired his #23 jersey. When Jordan returned to the NBA in the 1994-95 season he wore #45, the number he'd worn as a member of the Birmingham Barons, and the number his older brother had worn in high school (Jordan had wore the 23 because it was roughly half the number of his brother). After a conference loss to the Orlando Magic, Jordan purchased his trademark #23 back from the Bulls, and by the 1995-96 season, the trademark #23 was back.

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