Baltimore Orioles release longtime star Jim Palmer

May 16, 1984 | Transactions

On May 16, 1984, At his request the Baltimore Orioles release 39-year-old longtime star Jim Palmer, who had struggled to a record of 0-3 with an ERA of 9.17. Palmer, who declines the Orioles’ offer to retire and accept a job within the organization, will unsuccessfully attempt to latch on with another team.
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