Saturday, November 17, 2012
272 - Ed Farmer
Ed Farmer enjoyed 11 seasons as a Major League reliever with eight different teams. Farmer made his big league debut with the Cleveland Indians in 1971 with whom he spent parts of this first three seasons. Farmers had his finest season with the Chicago White Sox in 1980 with whom he earned 30 saves, a 3.38 ERA and a selection to the All-Star team.
Farmer works currently as the play-by-play announcer for the White Sox' radio broadcasts and had been with the team's radio broadcasts since 1991.
About This Card
Ed Farmer is shown wearing the Indians' home uniforms that were new in 1972. For their home uniforms, the Indians switched from a pinstriped uniform to plain white and used the block letter font for "INDIANS" on the front. In addition, the Indians had worn blue caps with the red "C" and changed to red caps with the blue "C".