Hall of Fame Pitcher Jim Palmer


Jim Palmer is a retired American right-handed pitcher who played all of his 19 years in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Baltimore Orioles (1965–1967, 1969–1984) and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990.Palmer was the winning pitcher in 186 games in the 1970s, a major league record.He also won at least twenty games in each of eight seasons and received three Cy Young Awards and four Gold Gloves during the decade. His 268 career victories are currently an Orioles record. A six-time American League (AL) All-Star,he was also one of the rare pitchers who never allowed a grand slam in any major league contest.


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