Sorry, Raffy isn't Hall-worthy

Rafael Palmeiro has had an excellent career. But that doesn't mean he should be in the Hall of Fame, says Skip Bayless.

Updated: July 18, 2005, 11:49 AM ET
By Skip Bayless | Page 2

He has one of the sweetest swings ever. So effortless, so rhythmic, this left-handed stroke of baseball genius has produced 566 home runs and 2,999 hits. Rafael Palmeiro is about to join some rare Hall of Fame company.

Only Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Eddie Murray topped 500/3,000. Well done, Raffy.

But you do not belong in the Hall of Fame.

This is nothing personal against Palmeiro. He has never been surly to me or stiffed me for an interview because I've never tried ...

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