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Rafael Palmeiro

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  • A character with class, Elrod never failed the fans

    It's an old joke, and not a particularly funny one, either. ▀kern2 Its punch line is narrowly focused, but any sports fan who grew up in or around Baltimore gets it. Anyone who ever took a glove to Memorial Stadium or Camden Yards or a pen and keepsake...
  • No bows for Brooks

    THE ORIOLES will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brooks Robinson's major league debut Saturday at Camden Yards, but Robinson won't be there to help. "They asked me, but I just don't want to do that," Robinson, 68, said yesterday. One reason is he...
  • Canseco extols 'safe' steroids

    In his new book, which hit stores yesterday, Jose Canseco not only names baseball players he says used steroids, but he also mounts a zealous and controversial defense of the drugs' alleged dramatic benefits, offering Orioles shortstop Miguel Tejada as...
  • High tension at the table, media circus in the House

    WASHINGTON - The line started to form at 6 a.m. outside the hearing room at the Rayburn Office Building, reaffirming the drawing power of Major League Baseball, even in one of its darkest hours. There were fans and Capitol Hill interns and visiting...
  • Canseco book: Players injected each other

    Jose Canseco threatened to name names. He threatened to smear Major League Baseball's image with allegations of widespread steroid abuse. When pressed for details, he said they'd all be in the book. Turns out, Canseco wasn't kidding. Canseco, an...
  • Palmeiro: Canseco claims are 'ludicrous'

    Rafael Palmeiro yesterday denied ever taking steroids, calling those claims in Jose Canseco's pending book "ludicrous," and Orioles owner Peter Angelos rushed to Palmeiro's defense. In a combined statement released by the Orioles, Palmeiro and Angelos...
  • Baseball stars are refused immunity

    WASHINGTON - A House committee refused yesterday to grant immunity to any of a half-dozen current and former baseball stars expected as mostly reluctant witnesses today for a hearing aimed at uncovering the truth about steroid use in their sport. The...
  • McCain: MLBPA plan not enough

    WASHINGTON // Four months ago, Sen. John McCain chided Major League Baseball Players Association chief Donald Fehr for being slow to take a position on a new steroids policy proposed by the baseball commissioner. "Mr. Fehr, who's a friend of mine, said...
  • Baseball balks at authority of House

    WASHINGTON - Major League Baseball challenged the authority yesterday of a House committee that issued subpoenas ordering seven current and former baseball stars, including two Orioles, to appear at a hearing next week on steroid use. Baseball's...
  • Baseball stars, officials testify

    WASHINGTON - Some of baseball's brightest stars uneasily testified yesterday about steroid use, but a House committee saved its fire for baseball executives, going so far as to question whether their sport still deserved its treasured exemption from...
  • Hit man

    The shaggy-haired teen lines a pitch into the outfield, and the ping from his aluminum bat echoes throughout an empty Camden Yards. The slightly graying, 40-year-old man on the pitcher's mound offers encouragement and throws again, prompting another...
  • Hitting his mark

    SEATTLE - The list is so impressive that it humbles a likely first-ballot Hall of Fame player. Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro recites the names - Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Eddie Murray - and says he doesn't belong in their class. But a run-...