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Rafael Palmeiro, 53, says 'no doubt' he can make it back to MLB

Rafael Palmeiro, 53, says 'no doubt' he can make it back to MLB | ABC News | December 07, 2017
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December 07, 2017
Rafael Palmeiro, who is 53 and last played in 2005, said he is thinking about trying to make a comeback. Palmeiro told The Athletic, "there's no doubt in my mind I can do it." A four-time All-Star first baseman, Palmeiro played for the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles over a 20-year career, racking up more than 500 home runs and 3,000 hits. He is one of only five major leaguers to achieve that feat. He said he still has something to prove, however. Palmeiro's career ended in 2005, after he was suspended in August for testing positive for steroids. He was the first major league baseball player suspended for steroids. Just months before that, Palmeiro testified at a Congressional hearing about steroids in baseball and said, "Let me start by telling you this: I have never used steroids -- period. I don't know how to say it any more clearly than that. Never." Palmeiro, who retired quietly in...

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