TBT: When A-Rod was the starting shortstop for the Seattle Mariners

It’s been a long and interesting road for Alex Rodriguez, once one of the most highly touted prospects in all of baseball and now a member of both the 600 home run club and the 3,000 hit club.

Born in the Manhattan borough of New York City, Rodriguez grew up a fan of the New York Mets, likely never imagining he would later become one of the most recognizable members of the Mets’ crosstown rivals, the New York Yankees.

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