1983 HEADLINE: Jim Palmer Captures The Final Win Of His Major League Career
On this day in 1983, Jim Palmer secured the final win of his legendary major league career.
Getting the start in the second game of a double-header, Palmer was facing the New York Yankees at Memorial Stadium and in front of 44,000+ fans.
Palmer was his true vintage self in this outing. He went seven innings and allowed just 2 hits and 2 runs versus the stacked Yankees lineup. He walked three batters and struck out two en route to a 3-2 victory.
The win was the 268th and final victory of Palmer’s Hall of Fame career.
Happy Anniversary Mr. Palmer!!!