Air Jordan 1 & 9 Wolf Grey “Birmingham Barons” Release Date
Get ready for another big release this weekend for two pairs of new and classic Air Jordan sneakers. In February 1994, Michael Jordan signed with the Birmingham Barons, an AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, but luckily returned to the NBA in March 1995. Jordan Brand is paying tribute to Michael Jordan’s brief baseball career with the release of the Air Jordan 1 and 9 “Wolf Grey” or the “Birmingham Barons” sneakers.
Both Air Jordan sneakers sport the Birmingham Barons’ team colors. The Air Jordan 9 “Birmingham Barons” features a white leather upper with a grey mudguard and touches of black on the midsole, laces, and tongue. The inner lining features pinstripe details and an embroidered number “45” on the heel, the number of Michael Jordan from his baseball career. The Air Jordan 9 was the shoe Michael Jordan wore during his baseball season in cleats version.
The Air Jordan 1 “Birmingham Barons” is build of soft, smooth leather and features a combination of black, white and grey colors throughout the upper. With a white base, grey heel and black captoe, the color combo looks similar to the Air Jordan 1 “Black Toe”. Furthermore, the inner lining and laces features black and grey pinstripe details. The laces also feature 3M material. The shoes sits on a white midsole with a grey outsole to finished off the look with great contrast overall. Staying true to its OG form, Jordan Brand placed “Nike Air” on the tongue tag.
Matching gear will be available, including a Jordan 45 jersey shirt, a T-shirt, shorts, pants and hat. The shoes and gear are dope and need to be included in your collection. This special edition collection would make a great must-have for Air Jordan collectors. Which one will you be copping? Let us know in the comment section below.
The release date for the Air Jordan 1 and 9 “Birmingham Barons” is set for this Saturday April 5, 2014 and will be available at select Jordan retailers online and in-store, including, Foot Locker, Foot Action, Eastbay and many more. Stay tuned and follow us here on Alphastyles.com for the latest news on the hottest sneakers.
Air Jordan 9 Retro Wolf Grey “Birmingham Barons”
Sizes and prices:
Men’s: $170.00 USD.
Grade School: $115.00 USD.
Preschool: $75.00 USD.
Toddler: $55.00 USD.
Infant: $45.00 USD.
Air Jordan 1 Retro OG High Wolf Grey “Birmingham Barons”
Sizes and prices:
Men’s: $140.00 USD.
Grade School: $100.00 USD.
Pictures courtesy of: Nike