“Jim” or “Cakes”, formerly known as James Palmer, is a retired professional baseball player who played in Major League Baseball for only one team, the Baltimore Orioles
, throughout his storied career. Hailing from New York, Palmer began playing ball at a young age before appearing in the Major League Baseball on April 17, 1965 for his team, the Baltimore Orioles. As a starting pitcher for the Orioles, Jim Palmer went on to become one of the greatest pitchers in the history of the team.
During his major league days, Jim Palmer led the Baltimore Orioles to win in six pennants and three World Series Championships within three decades. Palmer is often remembered as a player that did not give up a grand slam and worked hard in every game he played. Palmer completed 20 unforgettable years in Major League Baseball and gathered not just one but three Cy Young Awards, in addition to four Gold Glove awards. Throughout his illustrious career, Palmer recorded an amazing 2, 212 strikeouts and a 2. 86 ERA. He also posted 3, 948 innings and was able to play 211 complete games. Due to his tremendous contributions to the Baltimore Orioles, Palmer was named to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990 and ranked 64th among the 100 Greatest Baseball Players of all-time.
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