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Whitey Ford


Six-time Globe Series Champ and Hall of Popularity MLB pitcher who spent his whole sixteen-year profession with the brand new York Yankees. Although he was created through the Great Despair, he lived easily within a close knit immigrant community in Queens, NY. He accepted to sometimes doctoring baseballs during video games. He wedded his wife, Joan Ford, in 1951 plus they acquired two sons called Eddie and Thomas and a little girl called Sally Ann. He performed alongside superstar outfielder Mickey Mantle in the Yankees from 1953 to 1957.

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Full Name Whitey Ford
Date Of Birth October 21, 1928
Place Of Birth Queens, NY
Height 1.78 m
Profession Baseball Player
Education Aviation Career & Technical Education High School
Nationality American
Spouse Joan Ford
Children Sally Ann Ford, Eddie Ford, Thomas Ford
Parents Edward Francis Schrody, Rita Mulligan
Awards Cy Young Award
Music Groups House of Pain, La Coka Nostra, Soul Assassins, Rhyme Syndicate
Star Sign Libra

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1Spring training pitching instructor for the Yankees
2Made major league debut on 1 July 1950.
3New York Yankees All-Time Wins Leader (236).
4New York Yankees All-Time Innings Pitched Leader (3,170 1/3).
5New York Yankees All-Time Shutouts Leader (45).
6New York Yankees All-Time Games Started Leader (438).
7New York Yankees All-Time Strikeouts Leader (1,956).
8Left-handed pitcher for the New York Yankees - 1950, 1953-1967; won 236 games (plus 10 in World Series play), lost 106, and had a career earned run average of 2.75.
9Holds the record for the highest winning percentage (.690).
10Cy Young Award (1961).
11Uniform number 16 retired by the Yankees.
12Was pitching coach for the Yankees in 1964 and from 1974 to 1975.
13His son Eddie works as a scout for the Anaheim Angels.
14Broadcast the first Blue Jays game ever on April 7, 1977, filling in for fellow Hall of Famer Early Wynn.
15Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1974.



The Boys Behind the Desk2000
It's My Turn1980Whitey Ford
Safe at Home!1962Whitey Ford
The Phil Silvers Show1957TV SeriesWhitey Ford



61*2001TV Movie consultant



Prime 92011TV SeriesHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony / Ceremonial First Pitch
Mantle2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Tim McCarver Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Joe DiMaggio: The Final Chapter2000TV Movie documentaryHimself
Once There Was a Ballpark1995TV Movie documentaryHimself
Roberto Clemente: A Video Tribute to One of Baseball's Greatest Players and a True Humanitarian1993Video documentaryHimself
The Golden Decade of Baseball1990Video documentary
The Billy Martin Celebrity Roast1989TV MovieHimself
New York Yankees (The Movie)1987DocumentaryHimself
Greats of the Game1985TV Series
Remington Steele1984TV SeriesHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1977TV SeriesHimself - Pro Baseball Player
The Way It Was1977TV SeriesHimself
Greatest Sports Legends1976TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1970TV SeriesHimself
The Match Game1965-1967TV SeriesHimself - Team Captain
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1967TV SeriesHimself - Guest
1964 World Series1964TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1963 World Series1963TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
The Ed Sullivan Show1958-1963TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Baseball Player
Inside Danny Baker1963TV MovieHimself
1962 World Series1962TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1961 World Series1961TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1961 MLB All-Star Game1961TV SpecialHimself - AL pitcher
1960 World Series1960TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1958 World Series1958TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1957 World Series1957TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
The Arthur Murray Party1956-1957TV SeriesHimself
1956 World Series1956TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1956 MLB All-Star Game1956TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
1955 World Series1955TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
The Colgate Comedy Hour1955TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Player
1955 MLB All-Star Game1955TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
1954 MLB All-Star Game1954TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
1953 World Series1953TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1950 World Series1950TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher

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Archive Footage

A Hall for Heroes: The Inaugural Hall of Fame Induction of 19392010TV Movie documentaryHimself
1955, Seven Days of Fall2005DocumentaryHimself
When It Was a Game1991TV Movie documentaryHimself

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