Rafael Palmeiro suspended

DMZ · August 1, 2005 at 9:52 am · Filed Under General baseball 

First top-tier player suspended for violating baseball’s new drug-testing rules.

Not much to say, really, except that while Mark McGwire was attacked for being evasive before Congress, Palmeiro was held up for his “angry” denials that he’d used steroids, as a contrast to McGwire (“”I have never used steroids. Period,” Palmeiro said. “I do not know how to say it any more clearly than that.” — CNN, March 17th) by Skip Bayless, in particular.

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