Whitey Ford

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Whitey Ford
Pitcher
Born: October 21, 1928 (1928-10-21) (age 86)
New York, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left 
MLB debut
July 1, 1950 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 21, 1967 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Win-Loss record     236-106
Earned run average     2.75
Strikeouts     1,956
Teams
Career highlights and awards
Member of the National
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Induction     1974
Vote     77.81%

Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford (born October 21, 1928[1]) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who spent his entire 18-year career with the New York Yankees. He was voted into the Hall of Fame in 1974.

References[change | change source]

  1. Some sources, such as Retrosheet, claim a 1926 birth_date.
    "Whitey Ford". Retrosheet. http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/F/Pfordw101.htm. Retrieved 2008-10-22.