Rafael Palmeiro

Baltimore Orioles #25 - First Base

  • Born: 09/24/64
  • Age: 49
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 190

A Day In Wrigley Field History: May 11, 1988

12

This was a day when a 22-year-old pitcher came of age.

tracking_pixel_11078_tracker
From Our Sponsor

How to workout without a gym

+

Gyms are expensive, super crowded, and they always seem to reel you back into membership. But you don’t need one to get fit.

A look at a forgotten free agent: Ervin Santana

+

Ervin Santana hasn't gotten much press lately, but there's reason to believe he can be a solid pitcher for a new team. His adoption of the sinker makes him a ground ball threat who can pitch...

Sorry, A-Rod, you brought this on yourself

Res ipsa loquitur, Mr. Rodriguez.

MLB
2

2014 Hall of Fame profile: Rafael Palmeiro

Rafael Palmeiro has the numbers to be a sure-fire Hall of Famer. He won't be, though.

Pujols, Jack Clark and the Future of Dumb Jocks

50

Jack Clark assured his radio show's listeners that Albert Pujols was a roider. Clark was fired when Pujols assured the radio station that there would be litigation.

It Was 25 Years Ago Today...

63

The lights went on for baseball at Wrigley Field for the first time on August 8, 1988. That game never made it to five innings, so it's not in the record books. Here's what happened on that night...

Orioles HR Derby History: From Murray to Davis

Murray, Ripken, and Davis bookend the Orioles' representation at the Home Run Derby.

Biogenesis Probe Gets Stickier after Info Leaked

2

Who benefits most from leaking information that players refused to talk to MLB investigators? Is it all one big public relations maneuver?

Rick Reilly basically accuses Davis of PED use

Rick Reilly is still upset about the steroids era, and he's taking it out on Chris Davis.

The Dumbest Sports Column Ever Written

93

That's a pretty provocative headline, given the dumbness we often see today in mainstream media sports columns. Read it and I think you'll agree.

INSERT NAME HERE has damaged the game of baseball

57

Baseball may never recover from the latest PED scandal, whatever it may be, says A Very Important Sportswriter

MLB
+

Sosa and Palmeiro can say goodbye to Cooperstown

In the most recent Hall of Fame vote, Sosa and Palmeiro were closer to falling below 5 percent and losing their eligibility than you thought.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.