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Whitey Ford

Pitcher
Born: October 21, 1928 (1928-10-21) (age 91)
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
  • 8× All-Star selection (1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1964)
  • World Series champion (1950, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962)
  • 1961 Cy Young Award
  • 1961 World Series MVP
  • 3× AL TSN Pitcher of the Year (1955, 1961, 1963)
  • 1961 Babe Ruth Award
  • New York Yankees #16 retired
Member of the National
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Induction     1974
Vote     77.81%

Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford (born October 21, 1928) 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.

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