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Raffy's legacy more than just a blue pill

Maybe now we'll remember Rafael Palmeiro for something other than those Viagra commercials, Jim Caple writes.

Originally Published: July 15, 2005
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

SEATTLE -- Maybe now we'll remember him for something other than those Viagra commercials.

Baltimore's Rafael Palmeiro drove a 2-2 fastball from Seattle's Joel Pineiro into the left field corner for a standup double in the fifth inning Friday night. When he reached second base, he joined Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Eddie Murray as the only players with 3,000 career hits and 500 home runs.

"I still don't put myself in their class," Palmeiro said. "You're talking about two of the ...

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