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Author Palmer, Jim, 1945-

Title Jim Palmer [electronic resource] : Nine Innings to Success : A Hall of Famer's Approach to Achieving Excellence / Jim Palmer.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Triumph Books, [2016]
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Summary Jim Palmer was just 20 years old when he became the youngest pitcher ever to throw a World Series shutout, helping lead the Baltimore Orioles to their first-ever championship, in 1966. Two years later, Palmer's budding career almost ended due to arm problems. Yet, he mounted an inspiring comeback and reached the pinnacle of his profession, becoming the winningest pitcher of the 1970s and the only hurler to win a World Series game in three different decades. With three World Series rings, three Cy Young Awards and six All-Star selections to his name, an exemplary record as a spokesperson for charities and corporations, and his long tenure as a TV baseball analyst, Palmer is an authority on what it takes to succeed on and off of the field. Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Palmer and co-author Alan Maimon take readers inside the clubhouse, broadcast booth, and corporate world to tell the story of a one-of-a-kind career that serves as a how-to guide on succeeding in the workplace. Interspersed with memorable stories from his illustrious career with the Orioles, this book includes baseball wisdom and life-lessons learned from the one-of-a-kind Earl Weaver as well as colorful anecdotes about O's teammates like Cal Ripken, Jr and Rick Dempsey, and broadcast partners Howard Cosell and Al Michaels.
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Subject Palmer, Jim, 1945-
Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
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Added Author Maimon, Alan.
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Other Form: Print version: Palmer, Jim, 1945- Jim Palmer. Chicago, Illinois : Triumph Books LLC, [2016] 9781629372266 (DLC)2015051125
ISBN 9781633194625 (e-pub)
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