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Jim Palmer

Baseball Player Jim Palmer

Full Name: James Alvin Palmer
Profession: Baseball Player

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Played for the Baltimore Orioles between 1965 and 1984.

Born: October 15, 1945
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA
Age: 75 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events

  • 1965-05-16 Baltimore Oriole Jim Palmer's pitching debut, beats Yankees 7-5 & homers
  • 1966-10-06 Oriole Jim Palmer, 20, is youngest to pitch a World Series shutout
  • 1969-08-13 Baltimore Oriole Jim Palmer no-hits Oakland A's, 8-0
  • 1971-09-26 Jim Palmer is 4th Oriole to win at least 20 games this season
  • 1973-11-14 Jim Palmer is named AL Cy Young winner
  • 1975-11-04 Orioles Jim Palmer wins his 2nd Cy Young Award
  • 1976-11-05 Balt Jim Palmer wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 1982-11-03 Pitcher Pete Vuckovich becomes Milwaukee Brewers' second consecutive American League Cy Young Award winner; edges Jim Palmer of the Baltimore Orioles; Vuckovich, 18-6 with 105 strikeouts and 3.34 ERA
  • 1990-01-09 Jim Palmer & Joe Morgan elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1990-08-06 Jim Palmer and Joe Morgan are inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY

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