Rafael Palmeiro Quotes

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Rafael Palmeiro Quotes

You know, my family stood for something that they believed in, and I wasnt about to turn my back on them.
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I hope that people learn from my mistake and I hope that the fans forgive me.

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It was a hard time. It was something I would love to erase from my memory.

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You set your goals to a point where they're attainable, but far enough away that you have to really go get them. And every year I push my goals a little bit farther away, and every year I work a little bit harder to get them.

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Yes, but I - you know, it's been such a long time, I'm sure that I've got cousins and uncles that I've never met before, you know, that I've left behind.

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But as far as I'm concerned, I can still play defense.

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I don't see myself as someone that brings a lot of luggage.

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I don't think anybody ever saw anybody taking anything.

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I would love to go back and help rebuild that country and help - you know, kind of like what's going on with Iraq right now. You know, they've got a new government in place. They're trying to rebuild the country. I would love for that to happen in Cuba also.

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You know, my family stood for something that they believed in, and I wasn't about to turn my back on them.

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Three thousand, it's just a number. It's just a game.

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Baseball gets better for whatever reason.

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My life was on the line here and my career and everything I worked for, it was hanging by a thread.

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When I testified in front of Congress, I know that I was testifying under oath and I told the truth.

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I don't think that - you know, I'm sure that there's guys that are doing it, because I'm sure in every sport there's players who want to get the edge. But I think that it's been blown overly - way more than guys are using it in our game.

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I don't know who took what. That is pretty private with an individual.

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I said what I said before Congress because I meant every word of it.

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I still feel like I can play defense at first base at a very high level.

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I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I'm worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don't, I gave it all that I had to this game.

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My parents didn't agree with what was going on, you know, with the communists coming in, Fidel Castro. I didn't see the reason why I needed to go back there and be a part of that exhibition.

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Hard work is the main thing-hard work and dedication. And I think a great part of it is goal setting. You set your goals to a point where they're attainable, but far enough away that you have to really go get them. And every year I push my goals a little bit farther away, and every year I work a little bit harder to get them. Every goal that I've set, I've been able to achieve. That's been very fulfilling.

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We're (Juan Gonzalez) like brothers. I'm sure he was very happy to see me get it done, and it's not very long from his day, so hopefully I'll see that and we'll be on the same team.

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Yeah, I'm going to go back (after hitting his 500th home run, but commenting on reaching the 3,000 hit plateau) to my Punch-and-Judy days, hit the ball the other way, start bunting the ball a little bit.

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