Farr pitched for four different teams over an 11-year career that spanned from 1984-1994. In 509 big league games, he went 48-45 with a 3.25 ERA and 132 saves. He came up with the Cleveland Indians and lost 11 games as a rookie in 1984. Cleveland released him at the end of the season and the Kansas City Royals scooped him up. Farr had a solid run for the Royals over the next six seasons. He saved 20 games in 1988 and 18 more in 1989. He won 13 games with a 1.98 ERA in 1990 and entered free agency following the season. He signed with the New York Yankees and was the team’s closer for the next three seasons. His best year for New York was 1992 when he saved 30 games and had a 1.56 ERA. Farr returned to the Indians in 1994. He was traded mid-season to the Boston Red Sox, where he finished his career.
Farr pitched in 16 games for the 1985 world champion Kansas City Royals. He appeared in two games of the ALCS against the Toronto Blue Jays and got the win in Game 3. However, he did not pitch in the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Steve Farr – career stats