This day in baseball: Palmer awarded the Cy Young

On November 5, 1976, for the second consecutive season (and third ever), Orioles pitcher Jim Palmer won the Cy Young Award.  In the voting cast by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), Palmer won 19 of 24 first place votes.  That season, Palmer finished with a record of 22-13, a 2.51 ERA, and an average of 4.5 strikeouts per nine innings.

Palmer Jim Plaque_NBL



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