Stranger things have happened.
Bernanke is known for his love of the sport, and he needs a new gig now that he's no longer chairman of the Federal Reserve.
There's buzz around the decision process over who's going to take over for Bud Selig-who's had the job for two decades.
Could a real out-of-left-field pick be Big Ben? The possibility came up Friday on CNBC's " Squawk Box. " Watch the following video for the discussion that ensued.
-By CNBC's Matthew J. Belvedere.