MJ's Meager Beginnings As Pitch Man

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↵According to NESW Sports, this here is the first time Michael Jordan ever appeared in a dramatic role. By which I mean, his first commercial of any kind, though this PSA isn't really the cinematic phantasmagoria Jordan would help transform hoops advertising into. The slacker C. Everett who follows Jordan kind of steals the show, until you catch MJ's silly face at the end of his segment, and realize how close it comes to a certain famous (at least in my mind) Barbara Walters pose. Now that's what I called television!↵

This post originally appeared on the Sporting Blog. For more, see The Sporting Blog Archives.

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