Positions: First Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Left • Throws: Left
6-0, 180lb (183cm, 81kg)
Draft: Drafted by the New York Mets in the 8th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from Jackson HS (Miami, FL) and the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (22nd) of the 1985 MLB June Amateur Draft from Mississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS).
High School: Jackson HS (Miami, FL)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1987 season
Agents: Bob Gilhooley, Jim Bronner
Full Name: Rafael Palmeiro