Palmeiro Father-Son Combo Plays on Same Team

50-year-old Rafael Palmeiro and his son, Patrick, appeared in a professional independent league game together on September 18, playing for the Sugar Land Skeeters.  The duo went 4-for-9 with  each of them getting two hits.  Patrick drove in four runs, while Rafael also got one RBI.

The elder Palmeiro last played in the big leagues in 2005, his 20th season in the majors.  He hit 569 home runs and collected 3, 020 hits in his career.

Patrick played for three seasons in the Chicago White Sox organization from 2012 to 2-14.

Ken Griffey Senior and Junior and Tim Raines Senior and Junior are the only father-son combos to play in the major leagues.

Read more about Rafael and Patrick Palmeior at the links below:

https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-big-league-stew/rafael-palmeiro-returning-to-pro-baseball-to-play-with-son-145634738.html

http://www.foxsports.com/baseball/story/rafael-palmeiro-father-son-combo-minor-league-game-sugar-land-skeeters-091815

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