Q: What would you be doing if you weren't playing baseball?
A: No clue.
Q: What was it like to break in with the White Sox after growing up in the Chicago area?
A: Fun in a way, but annoying because it was my first year and everyone wanted something.
Q: Can someone who grew up a Cubs fan enjoy playing for the White Sox?
A: Whatever team is paying your bills is who you're a fan of.
Q: In a word, what was it like to be on the Double-A Birmingham team in 1994 when Michael Jordan played?
Q: Is there anything special about being one of the few Jewish players in the big leagues?
A: I get to take a holiday (Rosh Hashana) off.
_ MARC TOPKIN
Al Levine witnessed the circus atmosphere in Birmingham when NBA icon Michael Jordan, above, played for the Barons in 1994.