VIDEOS: Alex Rodriguez's start in Major League baseball


This week, there were reports that Alex Rodriguez might get a lifetime ban from Major League baseball for performance-enhancing drugs. But years ago he was a 17-year-old high school standout drafted by the Seattle Mariners.

We went back into the KIRO 7 archive to find videos of his draft day, a time when Mariners fans didn't want him to leave, and the day a Seattle sports columnist first called him Pay-Rod.