Rare SI Photos of Alex Rodriguez

Three-time AL MVP and 14-time All-Star Alex Rodriguez announced his retirement plans on Sunday, Aug. 7. Here are 40 rare SI photos of A-Rod through the years.

Westminster High School Baseball, 1993 - Bill Frakes for Sports Illustrated
1 of 59 Bill Frakes for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

Westminster High School Baseball, 1993 - Bill Frakes for Sports Illustrated
2 of 59 Bill Frakes for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

1995 - Brad Mangin for Sports Illustrated
4 of 59 Brad Mangin for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez and Ken Griffey Jr.

MTV's Eighth Annual Rock N' Jock Softball Challenge, 1997 - V.J. Lovero for Sports Illustrated
5 of 59 V.J. Lovero for Sports Illustrated

Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez

1997 - Walter Iooss Jr. for Sports Illustrated
7 of 59 Walter Iooss Jr. for Sports Illustrated

Alex Gonzalez, Edgar Renteria, Alex Rodriguez, Rey Ordoñez and Derek Jeter

1997 - Walter Iooss Jr. for Sports Illustrated
8 of 59 Walter Iooss Jr. for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

1997 - Walter Iooss Jr. for Sports Illustrated
10 of 59 Walter Iooss Jr. for Sports Illustrated

Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez

2000 America League Division Series, Game 3 - Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated
11 of 59 Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez and Frank Thomas

2000 America League Championship Series, Game 2 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
13 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2001 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
14 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2002 - Jeffery A. Salter for Sports Illustrated
16 of 59 Jeffery A. Salter for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2002 - Brad Mangin for Sports Illustrated
17 of 59 Brad Mangin for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez and Scott Hatteberg

2003 (2004 SI Swimsuit) - Richard Corman for Sports Illustrated
19 of 59 Richard Corman for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez and wife Cynthia

2004 - Jeffery A. Salter for Sports Illustrated
20 of 59 Jeffery A. Salter for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2004 - Bob Rosato for Sports Illustrated
22 of 59 Bob Rosato for Sports Illustrated

Texas Rangers fans and Alex Rodriguez

2005 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
23 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2005 - John Iacono for Sports Illustrated
25 of 59 John Iacono for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez and Tino Martinez

2005 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
26 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2005 American League Division Series, Game 1 - Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated
28 of 59 Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2006 World Baseball Classic - for Sports Illustrated
29 of 59 for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2006 - John Iacono for Sports Illustrated
31 of 59 John Iacono for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2006 - Simon Bruty for Sports Illustrated
32 of 59 Simon Bruty for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2009 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
34 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2009 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
35 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2009 NBA Eastern Conference Finals, Game 5 (Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Orlando Magic) - Bob Rosato for Sports Illustrated
37 of 59 Bob Rosato for Sports Illustrated

Mariano Rivera, Jay-Z and Alex Rodriguez

2009 American League Championship Series, Game 4 - Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated
38 of 59 Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2009 World Series, Game 6 - Al Tielemans for Sports Illustrated
40 of 59 Al Tielemans for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2009 World Series Victory Parade - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
41 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Jay-Z and Alex Rodriguez

2010 - Simon Bruty for Sports Illustrated
43 of 59 Simon Bruty for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2010 - Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated
44 of 59 Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2010 American League Championship Series, Game 3 - John Iacono for Sports Illustrated
46 of 59 John Iacono for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2010 American League Championship Series, Game 3 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
47 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Mark Teixeira, Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter

2011 - Simon Bruty for Sports Illustrated
49 of 59 Simon Bruty for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2011 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
50 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2011 American League Division Series, Game 1 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
52 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2012 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
53 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2013 - Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated
55 of 59 Chuck Solomon for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

Florida State vs. Miami, 2013 - for Sports Illustrated
56 of 59 for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

2015 - Tim Clayton for Sports Illustrated
58 of 59 Tim Clayton for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez and Reggie Jackson

2015 - Tim Clayton for Sports Illustrated
59 of 59 Tim Clayton for Sports Illustrated

Alex Rodriguez

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