» March 19, 1974: In a 3-team deal involving the Indians, Tigers, and Yankees, P Jim Perry joins his pitching brother, Gaylord, in Cleveland. P Ed Farmer and OF No Neck Williams end up on the Yankees, while C Gerry Moses goes to the Motor City.
» April 19, 1974: The Yankees obtain Walt 'No Neck' Williams and pitchers Ed Farmer and Rick Sawyer from the Tigers for C Gerry Moses. Moses had come to New York in the Graig Nettles trade.
» May 21, 1974: The Phils Ed Farmer, making his 2nd NL start, strongarms the Cardinals, 4–2. Both teams make four hits, but the visiting Phils do all their scoring in the 1st off John Curtis. Philadelphia now leads the NL East by one 1/2 games.
» March 29, 1978: The Orioles release reliever Ed Farmer, who will reemerge with the White Sox.
» May 8, 1979: During an 8–7 loss to Texas, Kansas City loses two regulars, both as a result of being hit by pitches from Ed Farmer. OF Al Cowens suffers a fractured jaw and will miss 21 games. 2B Frank White sustains a broken hand and will sit out 33 contests. Farmer will be traded three times in the next 12 months. On June 20, 1980, Cowens will hit a grounder off Farmer and charge the mound.
» June 20, 1980:
White Sox reliever Ed Farmer swears he will take criminal action against Detroit's Al Cowens following an on-field brawl in Chicago. Cowens hit a grounder to SS, and then charged the mound instead of running to 1B. The action stemmed from an incident a year earlier when a Farmer pitch shattered Cowens' jaw. American League prexy Lee MacPhail will suspend Cowens for seven games. The Tigers win 5–3 in 11 innings.
» August 31, 1980: In Cleveland, Reliever Ed Farmer picks up two saves as the White Sox sweep a doubleheader from the Indians. Chicago rallies for eight runs in the last two innings of the opener to win, 10–8, then does it again in the nitecap score four in the last two innings to win, 8–7.
» September 1, 1980: Tigers OF Al Cowens and White Sox reliever Ed Farmer publicly end their long-running feud by shaking hands at home plate prior to Chicago's 11–3 win at Tiger Stadium. The feud began in 1979 when Farmer broke Cowens' jaw with a pitch, and flared again this June 20th when Cowens hit a ground ball off Farmer and attacked the pitcher instead of running to 1B. Cowens was suspended for seven games and a warrant was issued for his arrest in Illinois, forcing him to skip last week's Tigers-White Sox series in Chicago. Farmer agreed to drop the charges in exchange for a handshake, and the two players brought out the lineup cards before today's game.