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Rafael Palmeiro

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    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...
  • Report doubts Palmeiro

    WASHINGTON // A House committee report released yesterday undermines former Orioles star Rafael Palmeiro's contention that his positive steroids test was accidental and provides an alarming glimpse at life inside the team's clubhouse, which one lawmaker...
  • 'I accept this punishment'

    Rafael Palmeiro's opening statement during a conference call after his 10-day suspension for a positive steroids test: Thank you very much for joining me on this call today. I am saddened that we are here to address this issue, but because of the...
  • 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...
  • Palmeiro back to a game in crisis of faith

    Palmeiro back as fans question game's soul In Aberdeen yesterday, in the hot summer sun, children of all ages played baseball. The kids, some as young as 8, took batting practice and shagged fly balls on fields where the green grass is mowed in...
  • 10 days were 'tough time'

    Moments before stepping onto the field at Camden Yards yesterday for the first time since serving a 10-day suspension for failing a drug test, Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro was joined in the home dugout by the team's best player, Miguel Tejada....
  • Palmeiro suspended

    Five months after adamantly denying before Congress that he had used steroids, Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro has been suspended for violating Major League Baseball's policy on the banned substance. The suspension, announced yesterday, will last...
  • Juice leaves lasting stain on Palmeiro

    Rafael Palmeiro sounded pretty convincing yesterday when he explained how he had "unintentionally" used a banned steroid. He was even more convincing last March when he told a congressional committee he had "never used steroids - period." But Palmeiro'...
  • Wasted words hang over return and leave little worth hearing

    HE COULD have had us at "Hello" ... but that was 10 days ago. Rafael Palmeiro could have stood up on the day he was suspended and made a clean breast of it - either that or delivered some kind of explanation that passed the smell test and put to rest...
  • Palmeiro didn't provide hard truth, but Congress asked soft questions

    WHILE WE WAIT for Congress to figure out what it is going to do with Rafael Palmeiro and Major League Baseball's flawed drug policy, it might be a good time to point out something very important. Congress isn't entirely blameless in this mess. If you...
  • Memories play on, 10 years later

    The record-breaking evening of Sept. 6, 1995, wasn't just Cal Ripken's night to pass Lou Gehrig on the consecutive games list. It was also a celebration of baseball, of Baltimore, of a favorite son. For many, it was the most memorable night ever spent...
  • Based on survey, Palmeiro faces a long haul to Hall

    The debate was supposed to have ended on that night last month in Seattle when Rafael Palmeiro stroked his 3,000th hit, a well-placed double that bounced in front of the left field fence at Safeco Field, a spot in baseball immortality landing with it. As...