Only A Game Published by Only A Game After Gunshot Wound, Former MLB Umpire Steve Palermo Was Told He'd Never Walk Again Listen 10 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/730513/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend In 1991, Steve Palermo was at the top of his game. His life changed when he tried to stop a robbery in Dallas.