Mike Bordick was born in Michigan and spent parts of his early childhood in Maine and in upstate New York before the family settled in Winterport, Maine, while he was in high school. He attended high school at Hampden Academy in Hampden, Maine. Bordick starred for the Hampden Academy Broncos. The High School field is named in his honor.

Mike  attended the University of Maine, where he played college baseball for the Black Bears. In 1986, he played collegiate summer baseball in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He was was signed by the Oakland Athletics and J.P. Ricciardi as an amateur free agent on July 10, 1986. He made his Major League Baseball debut on April 11, 1990 with the Athletics.

Mike spent 14 seasons at the Major League level from 1990-2003 with the Oakland Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays. Mike played in 1,720 games in the Major Leagues. He had 5,770 at bats, 1,500 hits, 91 homeruns, 626 RBI's and a .260 career batting average. As a defender Mike played in 13,356 2/3 innings and finished his career with a .982 fielding percentage. Mike set Major League records for most consecutive errorless games (110) and chances (543) by a shortstop. Mike was an All Star in 2000 and was elected to the Orioles Hall of Fame in 2011.

Mike was a broadcaster and analyst for MASN Orioles for 11 seasons.

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