Sunday, July 17, 2005 Bulldog Sports Links

Today's Bulldog sports links from around the 'net ...

Bulldog Baseball

SEATTLE - Rafael Palmeiro plans to display the ball from his 3,000th hit right next to the one he smacked for his 500th home run.
MSU great Palmeiro collects milestone 3,000th hit
Starkville Daily News

Mississippi State puts the finishing touches on its 2005 Mississippi State Baseball Camp with the opening of the widely-popular youth day camp at MSU.
MSU Baseball Camps conclude with Popular Youth Day Camp
Starkville Daily News

SEATTLE - The crowd at Safeco Field was roaring, yet former Mississippi State star Rafael Palmeiro never heard all those cheers when he rounded first base after his 3,000th hit.
Palmeiro 'never played for fanfare'
The Clarion Ledger

OXFORD - The Ole Miss and Mississippi State baseball teams will extend their rivalry in the Mayor's Trophy game for at least another year at Jackson's Smith-Wills Stadium.
Mayor's Trophy will remain at Smith-Wills
The Clarion Ledger

BALTIMORE - No left-handed batter in the history of baseball has showed the consistency and power of Baltimore Orioles first baseman Rafael Palmeiro, whose entry into the elite 3,000-500 club is a testament to a stellar career that should gain him first-ballot entry into the Hall of Fame.
Palmeiro joins elite baseball club
Daily Journal

But for two decades, Rafael Palmeiro has looked as if he's in the midst of that first round of batting practice -- his swing always free of tension, his hands always loose, all the parts fitting together, without strain at the seams of hitting mechanics. "It's almost as if the bat is swinging itself," said Brad Ausmus, one of thousands of major leaguers who have marveled at the beauty of Palmeiro's swing.
Palmeiro's swing 'fluid' from start to finish

Bulldog Golf

The Mississippi State women's golf team will be in familiar territory in the 2005-2006 season. MSU will compete in the same nine tournaments in the 2005-2006 season as they did in 2004-2005.
MSU releases 2005-2006 Women's Golf schedule
Starkville Daily News

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