Jim Palmer

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Jim Palmer, RHP


Career: 1965-84, Orioles
Fun fact: Winningest AL pitcher in the 1970s

An eight-time 20-game winner, Palmer won 268 games over 19 seasons with the Orioles, posting a .638 winning percentage. He claimed three AL Cy Young Awards (and was the runner-up twice) and four Gold Gloves.

In 3,948 innings over 558 appearances, Palmer surrendered 303 home runs but amazingly never gave up a grand slam.

Previous rank: 89


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