May 22, 2011

Everybody's Got A Record: Jim Palmer Edition

**In this series we strive to prove the universal truth that every baseball player holds some kind of record.**

Jim Palmer is the only pitcher to win World Series games in three different decades. He pitched for the Orioles in each of their World Series trips in 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1979, and 1983 with Jim winning games in the '66, '70, '71, and '83 Series.

2011 Topps Tribute #77 Jim Palmer Green #34/75

3 comments:

nearlymint.com said...

I'm pretty sure he had a bad sunburn for three consecutive decades, too. Or maybe he was naturally orange skinned?

I'm Your Average Card Collector said...

He did always look orange

A2 Wolverine said...

I think it was the orange trim on the O's jerseys that did it.