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+ Played in Major Leagues 1986-2005


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Biography Data
Positions: 1B-2148, OF-459, DH-438
Proper Name: Rafael Corrales Palmeiro
Born: September 24, 1964 (52.078)
Place Havana, Cuba
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 190 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Jackson (Miami,FL)
College: Mississippi State University
Drafted: 1985 -- 1st round (22nd overall) by Chicago Cubs (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 8,1986 (21.349)
TBC Player ID:625
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2004-10-27 - Baltimore Orioles - More
Prospect Ranks:[1987]CHN #1 [1986]CHN #6
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($3m) by Baltimore Orioles.
Organizations:CHN, TEX, BAL
Signed by:Earl Winn
Relationship(s):, Father of Patrick Palmeiro, Father of Preston Palmeiro



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  • Awards for Rafael Palmeiro
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    1984NCAACollege Summer League Player of the Year   Award History
    1989MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekMay 22-May 28Award History
    1992MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJuly 6-July 12Award History
    1993MLBAL Player of the MonthJulyAward History
    1993MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 28-July 4Award History
    1993MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJuly 26-August 1Award History
    1997MLBAmerican League Gold GloveFirst BaseAward History
    1998MLBAL Player of the MonthJuneAward History
    1998MLBAL Silver Slugger Award1BAward History
    1998MLBAmerican League Gold GloveFirst BaseAward History
    1998TEAMBaltimore Orioles Player of the Year   Award History
    1998MLBMLB Home Run Derby   Award History
    1999MLBAL Player of the MonthJuneAward History
    1999MLBAL Player of the MonthAugustAward History
    1999MLBAL Silver Slugger AwardDHAward History
    1999MLBAmerican League Gold GloveFirst BaseAward History
    1999MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekAugust 16-August 22Award History
    1999MLBBaseball America First-Team Major League All-StarDHAward History
    1999MLBEdgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)   Award History
    1999TEAMTexas Rangers Player of the Year   Award History
    2000TEAMTexas Rangers Player of the Year   Award History
    2004MLBMLB Home Run Derby   Award History

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