About Jim Palmer
Jim Palmer is a former professional baseball player. This sport has made him recognized in the whole world and also served as one of the main sources of increasing the current estimate of Jim Palmer net worth. Jim Palmer was usually playing in the position of a pitcher. Jim Palmer was playing in Major League Baseball for 19 years and during all of this time, Jim Palmer belonged to the Baltimore Orioles team. He played with it in the period of 1965-1967 and then returned to it in 1969. This time, Jim Palmer played with it until 1984. Thus, the team has added up quite a lot of revenues to the current amount of Jim Palmer net worth. In 1990, his named was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, which crowned his career in baseball.
In the 1970s, he became quite a success when Jim Palmer was announced the winning pitcher in 186 games. This number hit the record in that period. Moreover, Jim Palmer was awarded four Golden Gloves and three Cy Young Awards. He set the record for the Baltimore Orioles team when he became victorious 268 times. Jim Palmer was chosen to the American League All-Star team six times.
In addition to all the mentioned, Jim Palmer became a World Series Champion three times. He became an AL pennant winner six times. Moreover, he won seven Eastern Division titles. Thus, he has achieved quite a lot in his baseball career and it also served as one of the main sources of increasing the current size of Jim Palmer net worth.
Jim Palmer became the first and the only pitcher in the history of the Fall Classic to win in each of the three decades. In 1966, he pitched a complete-game shutout in a World Series and became the youngest player to do so as at that time, Jim Palmer was almost 21 years old. In 1984, he retired from his professional baseball career.
After that, Jim Palmer became an analyst, commentator and broadcaster and this career has also served as an important source of increasing the current sum of Jim Palmer net worth. He appeared on ESPN and ABC as a color commentator of Major League Baseball games. Also, Jim Palmer became a commentator for the Baltimore Orioles on Home Team Sports, the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network and the Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. In addition, he is a spokesperson. For twenty years, he worked as such for Jockey International. In the 1960s, Jim Palmer got the nickname ‘Cakes’ because he would usually eat pancakes for breakfast when he had a game day.
The baseball player was born in 1945 in New York City. When he was born, Jim Palmer was adopted by a garment industry executive and his wife. When he moved to California, he began to play baseball. Eventually, this sport became the main source of increasing the total amount of Jim Palmer net worth. In 1963, he became a graduate of Scottsdale High School in Arizona and became a minor league baseball player when he was 18 years old.