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RAFAEL PALMEIRO

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1983-2005
Positions
1B-2148, OF-459, DH-438
Born
September 24, 1964  (49.205)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-0 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Jackson  (Miami,FL)
College:
Drafted:
Chicago Cubs:  1985-1-22 (June-Reg)
Full Name
Rafael Corrales Palmeiro 
TBC Player ID
625
MLB Debut
Signed by
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Top Prospect:  team  1986 (#6-CHC), 1987 (#1-CHC)

, Father of Patrick Palmeiro

Speed
37
Contact
79
Patience
68
Batting
71
Power
78

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
40 Homers in a Season MLB4x 1998-1999,2001-2002
500 Career Homers569 hr
Actors in Baseball MoviesLittle Big League
College Hall of FamerMississippi State (2008)
First Round Draft Pick1985 (#22)
Gold Glove Award3x AL (1B) 1997-1999
Home Run Derby Participant2x 1998,2004
League MVP - MinorsEastern League 1986
Major League All-Star Game4x 1988,1991,1998-1999
Named in Mitchell Report-
Player of the Month4x Jul-1993 (AL),Jun-1998 (AL),Jun-1999 (AL),Aug-1999 (AL)
Player of the Week5x May-28-1989, Jul-12-1992, Jul-4-1993, Aug-1-1993, Aug-22-1999
Regional Home Run LeaderCuba
Silver Slugger Award1x AL (1B) 1998 AL (DH) 1999
Suspensions8/1/2005 - Violation of baseball's steroids policy (10)


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