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Rafael Palmeiro

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  • In a ballpark divided, reactions from fans provide potent mix

    IT WAS the anabolic equivalent of "Tastes Great!" ... "Less Filling." When Rafael Palmeiro strode to the plate yesterday for his first plate appearance since he was suspended for a positive steroid test, the boos showered down on him like rain. Then,...
  • 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...
  • He may not fit the bill, but he will pay price

    THE IMAGE still lingers. Rafael Palmeiro, called to testify before a congressional committee on March 17, pointed his finger at committee chairman Tom Davis and denied that he had ever used illegal performance-enhancing drugs. There was no tortured legal...
  • In a blink, Hall uncertain

    Citing a confidentiality agreement with Major League Baseball repeatedly during a 25-minute teleconference yesterday, Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro avoided specific questions about when and what he might have taken that triggered a failed steroids...
  • 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...
  • Forgiveness is in air at yard as team's fallen hero signs in

    IT WAS big, almost as big as the girl waving it over her head. It was bright orange with black lettering, and it read, "Welcome Back Raffy." It was held aloft behind the Orioles' dugout about two hours before the first pitch at Camden Yards last night,...
  • 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...