About the Athlete
On March 17, 2005, Palmeiro appeared at a Congressional hearing about steroids in baseball and, while under oath, denied ever using steroids and stated, "Let me start by telling you this: I have never used steroids, period. I don't know how to say it any more clearly than that. Never.
On August 1, 2005, Palmeiro was suspended for ten days after testing positive for a steroid.
So Rafael also a liar
what was the benefit
Palmeiro, a four-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glove first baseman