Jim Palmer's latest comeback attempt apparently isn't a comeback at all. Palmer said yesterday that "there is no truth" to a report in Tuesday's Denver Post that he seriously is considering resuming his major-league baseball career.
But then he repeated many of the things he told the Post reporter.
"I just told him I was going to throw. You never know. I may play in the Senior [Professional Baseball]League. Why? Because it's something to do."
Palmer, 45, hasn't pitched in a major-league game since May 1984, when the Baltimore Orioles released him. But he often has spoken of trying to resurrect his 19-year career. Monday, during a trip to Denver, he raised the possibility again, saying that he soon will begin throwing three days a week in Baltimore.