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Photo of young Michael Cuddyer proves that childhood baseball teams determine destiny

Courtesy Michael Cuddyer via Instagram

That's it. The debate is over. Baseball has finally proved that the choices of your youth really do determine the rest of your life. Earlier this week, new Oriole J.P. Arencibia posted a photo of his childhood self in an Orioles uniform. Just a few days later, new Met Michael Cuddyer uncovered a similar photo:

#tbt #nowigetarealjersey #12yo

A photo posted by Michael Cuddyer (@mcuddy23) on

So when your mom told you your face was going to stick that way, you should have listened (Hunter Pence).