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Edward Joseph Farmer (born October 18 1949 in Evergreen Park, Illinoismarker) is a former Major League relief pitcher with an 11-year career from - and - . He played for the Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox and Oakland A's, all in the American League, and the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League. Farmer is currently the play-by-play broadcaster for Chicago White Sox radio broadcasts. Farmer attended St. Rita High Schoolmarker on the southwest side of Chicago.

Farmer's best seasons were with the Chicago White Sox from 1979-81. He was acquired by Chicago in June of the season from the Texas Rangers in exchange for Eric Soderholm. Farmer responded by recording 14 saves for the Sox, 13 of them coming after the All-Star break. The next season was Farmer's best. He was selected to the American League All-Star team when he compiled 18 saves prior to the break and finished the season with career highs in saves with 30 and wins with 7.

Farmer started only 21 games of his career. His other 349 appearances were out of the bullpen. In 370 total games, he holds a 30-43 record with a 4.28 ERA. He accumulated 395 strikeouts in 624 innings pitched. Farmer finished his career with 75 career saves.

Farmer was a scout in the Orioles organization for three years between - . Afterwards, he became the color commentator on White Sox radio broadcasts, where he became well-known among fans by the nickname "Farmio", from to , when it was announced that Farmer would be taking over full-time play-by-play duties for the team the following year, due to the departure of longtime partner John Rooney. Farmer's current broadcast partner is Darrin Jackson.

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