Whitey Ford

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Whitey Ford
Whitey Ford 2010.jpg
Ford in 2010
Pitcher
Born: Edward Charles Ford
(1928-10-21)October 21, 1928
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: October 8, 2020(2020-10-08) (aged 91)
Lake Success, New York, U.S.
Batted: Left Threw: Left
debut
July 1, 1950, for the New York Yankees
Last appearance
May 21, 1967, for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Win-Loss record236-106
Earned run average2.75
Strikeouts1,956
Teams
Career highlights and awards
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Induction1974
Vote77.81%

Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford (October 21, 1928[1] – October 8, 2020) was a 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.

Ford died on October 8, 2020, at his home in Lake Success, New York from dementia-related problems at the age of 91.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Some sources, such as Retrosheet, claim a 1926 birth_date.
    "Whitey Ford". Retrosheet. Retrieved 2008-10-22.
  2. Goldstein, Richard (October 9, 2020). "Whitey Ford, Beloved Yankees Pitcher Who Confounded Batters, Dies at 91". The New York Times. Retrieved October 9, 2020.

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