Some of the Top Cards of 1976

Saturday, July 2, 2011

1976 Hostess #56 - Jim Palmer


  • Those are some really nice looking stat lines
  • AL Cy Young Award winner in 1973 and in 1975
    • Jim also won the award in 1976
  • AL All Star in 1971, 1972, and 1975
  • AL ERA leader in 1973 and in 1975
  • Led the AL in victories in 1975 -- also led the league with 10 shutouts
  • Struggled with a sore arm in 1974 -- was placed on the disabled list on June 27 (retroactive to June 20) and didn't pitch until August 13.
  • Before peak, peak, or after peak? peak


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