The Mississippi Sports Hall Of Fame has added Rafael Palmeiro as part of it’s 2012 induction class. The former Mississippi State Bulldogs All-American put together a Hall Of Fame caliber major league career before testing positives for steroids in 2005. In his first year of Major League Baseball Hall Of Fame elgibility, he received only 11 percent of the 75 percent of the vote needed for induction to Cooperstown. You can read about Palmeiro and the rest of the 2012 Mississippi Sports Hall Of Fame class via the link below.
Former Mississippi State pitcher B.J. Wallace who the Montreal Expos selected with the 3rd overall pick in the 1992 draft was arrested today when issued a search warrant on his home and reportedly found four “Shake and Bake” meth labs inside. Wallace was charged with first-degree manufacturing of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wallace played just three seasons in the minors and was out of baseball by the end of the 2006 season. You can read more about the bust and Wallace’s previous run ins with the law via the story link below.