Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 7/31/13

MOBILE, AL - APRIL 14: MLB Commissioner Bud Selig (L) talks with Billye Aaron, wife of Hall of Famer Hank Aaron during ceremonies opening of the Hank Aaron Museum at the Hank Aaron Stadium on April 14, 2010 in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)
Get a load of this photo taken a few years ago of baseball commissioner Bud Selig posing with a fan wearing an "A*ROID" T-shirt. Taken four years ago at an All-Star game event —and recently posted by Deadspin — it makes you wonder if the commish was oblivious to the intended message or he was smiling because he had a plan knowing one day he would hold Alex Rodriguez's future in his hands. As the day of reckoning nears — and Selig considers invoking his power as commissioner to keep A-Rod off the field, maybe forever — the photo becomes funny in a twisted sort of way.
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