James Alvin Palmer (Cakes)
Born: October 15, 1945 in New York, NY
High School: Scottsdale HS (Scottsdale, AZ)
Schools: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), Towson University (Towson, MD)
Signed by the Baltimore Orioles as an amateur free agent in 1963. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 17, 1965 (Age 19.184) vs. BOS 2.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1965 season [*]
Team: Orioles 1965-1984
Agents: Ed Keating, previously: Ron Shapiro? [*]
Final Game: May 12, 1984 (Age 38.210)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1990 (411/444 ballots).
View Jim Palmer Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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