The Chicago Cubs used the 22nd overall pick of the 1985 Amateur Baseball Draft to select Rafael Palmeiro out of Mississippi State University. Palmerio made his MLB debut in 1986 and was selected to his first All-Star Game in 1988. The Cubs traded Palmeiro to the Texas Rangers at the end of the 1988 season and his career really started to blossom. In 1990, Rafael led the AL with 191 hits and finished with the third highest batting average (.319). The following year, led the majors with 49 doubles and was selected to his second All-Star Game. In 1994, Palmeiro signed with the Baltimore Orioles and led them to post season appearances in 1996 (Wild Card) and 1997 (AL East Division Champions). In 1999, Ralmeiro rejoined the Texas Rangers and posted career-highs in homeruns (47) and RBI (148). continued to develop into one of the best hitters in baseball. From 1995 through 2003, Palmeiro hit at least 38 homeruns and 104 RBI. He played five seasons during his second stint with the Rangers (1999 - 2003) before returning to the Orioles in 2004 and retiring in 2005. Palmeiro retired with 569 career homeruns and 3,020 hits. He is one of only four players (Aaron, Mays and Murray) with at least 500 homeruns and 3,000 hits.
On Saturday August 1st, Rafael Palmeiro will be signing autographs at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Rosemont, Illinois.
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
NSCC Show Schedule:
Wednesday, July 29th 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, July 30th 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday, July 31st 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, August 1st 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, August 2nd 10:00am - 5:00pm
NSCC Admission Prices:
Ages 12 and Under: FREE ADMISSION EVERY DAY
Ages 13 and Older: $18.00 Per Day
VIP Package: $129.00 (Admission for all five days)
Super VIP Packages: $179.00 - $279.00
Time: Rafael Palmeiro will be signing autographs at 2:30pm.
Bring Your Own Item - Autograph Prices:
Baseballs, Cards and Photos: $69.00
Caps, Jerseys and Bats: $89.00
Photo Op: $69.00
Price and schedule are subject to change. Player reserves the right to refuse any item. Visit Tristar Productions for more information.
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