Star of Heroes planning a 53-year-old return to MLB
Scandalous baseball star Rafael Palmeiro, who has not played in MLB since 2005, is considering returning to the highest professional level at the age of 53. The former first baseman told online TheAthletic. com that `I have no doubt that I can do it`. In his 20-year career with Chicago Cubs (1986-1988), Texas Rangers (1989-1993, 1999-2003) and Baltimore Orioles (1994-1998, 2004-2005), the Cuban has four appearances in the Match of Stars(1988, 1991, 1998, 1999) and became one of only five in the history of the Premier League with more than 500 home runs and 3000 hits. However, Palmeiro will be remembered forever as the first baseball player to use anabolic steroids. He gave a positive test in August 2005, just a few months after he testified at the congress on the baseball doping investigation. Before the state commission, he said, `Let me start by telling you this:I have never used steroids. ` I do not know how to say it more clearly than that. `Never again. `
And after his forced withdrawal fromthe game continued to repeat that he had never used intentionally forbidden substances. `Maybe 12 years later, if I can go back and prove I do not need anything extra even as an older player with an outdated body, then people can think, `OK, he probably did not do anything on purpose. `I want to prove to myself that I can handle a high level, and then leave with a sense of well-done work, ` Palmeiro told The Athletic. A comment is also sought by Baltimore General Manager Dan Duckett, who does not rule out the possibility for the club adviced by profit soccer picks to give a chance to his former squad. `It`s going to be an interesting story, it`s like trying to make sure your shoes are still in. If you can bathe, you can just bathe, ` said the star. It is curious that at present part of the Orioles system is the son of Palmeiro -;Preston. The 22-year-old first basemate is batting average. 253 with 13 home runs and 77 RBIs for the Delmarwa Schorbords division in the 2017 season in Division A of the Main Leagues. Statistics show that the oldest field player who participated in an official Major League game is Julio Franco who retired in 2007 as the first baseball player of the Atlanta Braves.
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