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Rafael Palmeiro

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  • 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-...
  • 3000

    SEATTLE - The emotionless cucumber-cool ballplayer, the man who never gets too high or too low, sat in the visitors' dugout with a towel draping his face. His chest heaved while he held that towel tightly to his mug, experiencing the most private of...
  • Callers ringing up Palmeiro include one fan named Bush

    SEATTLE - The morning after securing baseball immortality with his 3,000th career hit, Rafael Palmeiro was in his hotel room playing telephone operator. He said he received "40 to 50" calls and voice-mail messages from friends and family offering...
  • NFL commissioner opposes uniform approach on steroids

    WASHINGTON - A congressional effort to create a single steroids testing standard for all professional sports gained momentum yesterday but was opposed by NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, who said the league has no widespread steroids problem and can...
  • Palmeiro's evolution as slugger cast in doubt after suspension

    When Rafael Palmeiro was starting out with the Chicago Cubs, he seemed more likely to become the next Wade Boggs than to pass Reggie Jackson on the all-time home run list. His smooth swing sent singles and doubles skittering through gaps in the defense,...
  • Baseball, Palmeiro continue to bicker

    Major League Baseball and Rafael Palmeiro continued to snipe at each other over privacy issues in his steroid case yesterday, making it hard to believe it has been only three weeks since baseball bought a congratulatory newspaper ad to mark the Oriole's...
  • Q&A with Randy Harvey

    -------------------- John, Towson: I was at yesterday's game from the time the gates opened. Even though the stands were buzzing, not one word was said about Palmeiro's suspension. They even touted a Raffy poster giveaway. People who hadn't heard wondered...
  • Article, not book, put Palmeiro on list

    WASHINGTON - Since being placed on a witness list by a congressional committee, Rafael Palmeiro has felt victimized. The Oriole and former Texas Ranger has said he doesn't understand why he should have to testify about possible steroid use simply...
  • Damaged image an anti-drug tool

    THREE DAYS after Rafael Palmeiro's somewhat contrite voice hit the national airwaves, Major League Baseball Commissioner Allan H. "Bud" Selig issued a statement. He wanted the public to know that all eight of this year's steroid suspensions, including...