Lou Palmer (sportscaster)

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Lou Palmer (born "Lou Puma" on November 5, 1935) in Newark, New Jersey is an American sportscaster.

Palmer was an employee at ESPN from 1978 (one year before the network launched on cable television) to 1985. He covered many top sports events and was a SportsCenter anchor and reporter. He was also one of the original studio anchors at WFAN, New York City, the nation's first All Sports Radio Station. Lou currently lives in Wellington, Florida, a suburb of West Palm Beach, where he runs an Adult Amateur Baseball League (founded 1992), now in its 26th year and 52nd season.[1] Also a Public Address Announcer for Florida State League games in Jupiter, Florida and Port St. Lucie, Florida, and works in several baseball tournaments for NABA (National Adult Baseball Association). Official scorer in spring training games for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1998. Played college baseball at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey and professionally in farm systems of the New York Giants and Chicago White Sox.