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Jim Palmer
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Color photograph of Jim Palmer with black text and a signature on top

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Sports Photo Assoc. Hawthorne, N.J. © 1978

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James "Jim" Palmer pitched for Major League Baseball from 1965-67 and 1969-1984. During his time in the MLB, he received three Cy Young Awards, four Gold Gloves, and was a six-time American League All-Star. He currently holds an Orioles record with 268 career victories. Palmer retired in 1984 after spending his entire 19 year career with the Baltimore Orioles, and his number 22 was retired by the team in 1985. After his active playing career ended, he went on to work as a sports commentator and acted as spokesman for several corporations. He was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1990.

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