Remembering Whitey Ford

Edward Charles “Whitey” Ford passed away today at the age of 91. The New York Yankee legend pitched for 16 years in pinstripes (1950, 1953-1967) and is still the franchise leader in Wins (236).Chairman of the BoardFord debuted in 1950 and made an immediate impression going 9-1 with a 2.81 ERA. He served in the Army for the next two years and upon returning to the Yankees in 1953, he picked up where he left off with an 18-6 record and an even 3.00 ERA. He became “The Chairman of the Board” quickly and in 1956 Ford led the AL in ERA (2.47) and finished third in Cy Young Award voting. In 1961 For…

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