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Whitey Ford Whitey Ford
Full name: Edward Charles Ford
Born: October 21, 1926, New York, New York
First Game: July 1, 1950; Final Game: May 21, 1967
Bat: Left Throw: Left Height: 5' 10" Weight: 178
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1974
Major League Cy Young (1961)
World Series MVP (1961)
TSN AL Pitcher of the Year (1955, 1961 and 1963)
TSN AL Rookie of the Year (1950)
P on TSN All-Star Team (1955 to 1956)
P on TSN AL All-Star Team (1961 and 1963)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1950 NY  A                20    36    2    7   0   0   0    3    4        4   0   4               1    0   0  .194  .275  .194   0.0 1950 NY  A
1953 NY  A                33    75   10   20   2   0   0   10    9       13   0   1               3    0   0  .267  .345  .293   0.0 1953 NY  A
1954 NY  A                34    62    7   10   1   0   0    7    9       15   0   7   1           0    0   0  .161  .264  .177   0.0 1954 NY  A
1955 NY  A                39    86    9   14   0   0   1    7   11   0   16   0   3   0           1    0   0  .163  .258  .198   0.0 1955 NY  A
1956 NY  A                31    78    9   17   2   0   0    4    9   0   14   0   5   0           0    0   0  .218  .299  .244   0.0 1956 NY  A
1957 NY  A                24    42    4    6   0   0   0    2    3   0    7   0   5   0           0    0   0  .143  .200  .143   0.0 1957 NY  A
1958 NY  A                30    73   10   15   1   0   0    2    5   0   10   1   5   0           1    0   0  .205  .266  .219   0.0 1958 NY  A
1959 NY  A                35    65    6   15   4   0   1    6   12   0   11   0   3   0           0    0   0  .231  .351  .338   0.0 1959 NY  A
1960 NY  A Daily Splits   33    53    4    8   2   0   0    3    9   0   14   0   4   0   0   1   0    0   0  .151  .274  .189   0.0 1960 NY  A
1961 NY  A Daily Splits   39    96   11   17   1   0   0   10   12   0   17   0   5   1   0   3   1    0   0  .177  .266  .188   0.0 1961 NY  A
1962 NY  A Daily Splits   38    85    5   10   2   0   0    5    8   0   22   1   3   2   0   1   0    1   0  .118  .198  .141   0.0 1962 NY  A
1963 NY  A Daily Splits   38    92    5   13   2   0   1    4    6   0   22   0   5   0   0   3   2    2   2  .141  .194  .196   0.0 1963 NY  A
1964 NY  A Daily Splits   39    67    5    8   1   0   0    2   10   0   23   1   7   0   0   0   0    0   0  .119  .244  .134   0.0 1964 NY  A
1965 NY  A Daily Splits   38    82    4   15   1   0   0    4    5   0   26   0   6   0   0   0   0    0   0  .183  .230  .195   0.0 1965 NY  A
1966 NY  A Daily Splits   22    18    0    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    6   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .000  .053  .000   0.0 1966 NY  A
1967 NY  A Daily Splits    7    13    0    2   0   0   0    0    0   0    4   0   2   0   0   0   0    0   0  .154  .154  .154   0.0 1967 NY  A
Total            Splits  500  1023   91  177  19   0   3   69  113   0i 224   3  65   4i  0i  8i 10    3   2  .173  .256  .200   0.0 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
i - incomplete
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1950 NY  A Daily Splits    1     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1950 NY  A
1953 NY  A Daily Splits    2     3    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1953 NY  A
1955 NY  A Daily Splits    2     6    1    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .143  .000 1955 NY  A
1956 NY  A Daily Splits    2     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1956 NY  A
1957 NY  A Daily Splits    2     5    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1957 NY  A
1958 NY  A Daily Splits    3     4    1    0   0   0   0    0    2   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .333  .000 1958 NY  A
1960 NY  A Daily Splits    2     8    1    2   0   0   0    2    0   0    2   0   1   0   0   1   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1960 NY  A
1961 NY  A Daily Splits    2     5    1    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .167  .000 1961 NY  A
1962 NY  A Daily Splits    3     7    0    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .125  .000 1962 NY  A
1963 NY  A Daily Splits    2     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1963 NY  A
1964 NY  A Daily Splits    1     1    0    1   0   0   0    1    2   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 1.000 1964 NY  A
Total            Splits   22    49    4    4   0   0   0    3    7   0   14   0   1   0   0   1   1    0   0  .082  .196  .082 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1954 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1954 AL   
1955 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1955 AL   
1956 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1956 AL   
1959 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1959 AL   
1960 AL                    1     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0     -     -     - 1960 AL   
1961 AL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1961 AL   
Total            Splits    6     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Pitching RecordPitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
1950 NY  A                20  12   7   2   5   1  112     87   465   7   39   35   52       59   8       3   2   0                   9   1   2.81   1.5 1950 NY  A
1953 NY  A                32  30  11   3   2   0  207    187   882  13   77   69  110      110   6       3   4   0                  18   6   3.00   2.5 1953 NY  A
1954 NY  A                34  28  11   3   4   1  210.2  170   873  10   72   66  101      125  15   6   1   1   0                  16   8   2.82   2.1 1954 NY  A
1955 NY  A                39  33  18   5   4   2  253.2  188  1027  20   83   74  113   7  137   7   2   7   1   1                  18   7   2.63   3.4 1955 NY  A
1956 NY  A                31  30  18   2   1   1  225.2  187   920  13   70   62   84   3  141   7   5   6   4   0                  19   6   2.47   4.6 1956 NY  A
1957 NY  A                24  17   5   0   2   0  129.1  114   539  10   46   37   53   3   84   2   1   2   1   2                  11   5   2.57   1.6 1957 NY  A
1958 NY  A                30  29  15   7   1   1  219.1  174   872  14   62   49   62   3  145   5   1   5   3   1                  14   7   2.01   3.9 1958 NY  A
1959 NY  A                35  29   9   2   4   1  204    194   877  13   82   69   89   5  114   9   3   5   1   1                  16  10   3.04   2.6 1959 NY  A
1960 NY  A Daily Splits   33  29   8   4   1   0  192.2  168   797  15   76   66   65   5   85  10   5   5   1   0  23   5  18  14  12   9   3.08   1.5 1960 NY  A
1961 NY  A Daily Splits   39  39  11   3   0   0  283    242  1159  23  108  101   92   3  209   7   3   8   1   0  39   8  28  18  25   4   3.21   2.1 1961 NY  A
1962 NY  A Daily Splits   38  37   7   0   0   0  257.2  243  1070  22   90   83   69   1  160   4   5   5   4   0  38  11  21  12  17   8   2.90   2.7 1962 NY  A
1963 NY  A Daily Splits   38  37  13   3   1   1  269.1  240  1068  26   94   82   56   3  189   6   8   9   2   0  32   8  30  10  24   7   2.74   2.5 1963 NY  A
1964 NY  A Daily Splits   39  36  12   8   2   1  244.2  212   996  10   67   58   57   3  172  13   2   6   2   0  29   4  17  13  17   6   2.13   3.9 1964 NY  A
1965 NY  A Daily Splits   37  36   9   2   1   1  244.1  241  1000  22   97   88   50   2  162  12   4   7   1   0  31  11  29  13  16  13   3.24   1.0 1965 NY  A
1966 NY  A Daily Splits   22   9   0   0   7   0   73     79   318   8   33   20   24   6   43   6   3   1   0   0  11   4   6   9   2   5   2.47   0.2 1966 NY  A
1967 NY  A Daily Splits    7   7   2   1   0   0   44     40   173   2   11    8    9   0   21   1   1   2   0   0   6   1   8   2   2   4   1.64   1.1 1967 NY  A
Total            Splits  498 438 156  45  35  10 3170.1 2766 13036 228 1107  967 1086  44i1956 118  49i 75  28   5 209i 52i157i 91i236 106   2.75  37.2 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
i - incomplete
World Series Pitching RecordWorld Series Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1950 NY  A Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    8.2    7    35   0    2    0    1   0    7   0   0   0   1   0   1   0   1   2   1   0   0.00 1950 NY  A
1953 NY  A Daily Splits    2   2   0   0   0   0    8      9    34   0    4    4    2   1    7   0   0   1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0   1   4.50 1953 NY  A
1955 NY  A Daily Splits    2   2   1   0   0   0   17     13    72   2    6    4    8   0   10   0   1   1   1   0   0   1   2   1   2   0   2.12 1955 NY  A
1956 NY  A Daily Splits    2   2   1   0   0   0   12     14    50   2    8    7    2   0    8   0   2   0   0   0   2   1   1   1   1   1   5.25 1956 NY  A
1957 NY  A Daily Splits    2   2   1   0   0   0   16     11    62   0    2    2    5   0    7   1   0   0   0   0   1   0   2   0   1   1   1.12 1957 NY  A
1958 NY  A Daily Splits    3   3   0   0   0   0   15.1   19    71   0    8    7    5   0   16   1   0   2   0   0   6   1   1   2   0   1   4.11 1958 NY  A
1960 NY  A Daily Splits    2   2   2   2   0   0   18     11    65   0    0    0    2   0    8   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   4   2   2   0   0.00 1960 NY  A
1961 NY  A Daily Splits    2   2   1   1   0   0   14      6    49   0    0    0    1   0    7   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   1   0   2   0   0.00 1961 NY  A
1962 NY  A Daily Splits    3   3   1   0   0   0   19.2   24    83   1    9    9    4   0   12   0   0   0   0   0   3   0   4   1   1   1   4.12 1962 NY  A
1963 NY  A Daily Splits    2   2   0   0   0   0   12     10    48   2    7    6    3   1    8   1   1   0   0   0   1   0   1   1   0   2   4.50 1963 NY  A
1964 NY  A Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    5.1    8    25   1    5    5    1   0    4   0   1   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   1   8.44 1964 NY  A
Total            Splits   22  22   7   3   0   0  146    132   594   8   51   44   34   2   94   3   5   4   3   0  20   4  17  10  10   8   2.71 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
All-Star Game Pitching RecordAll-Star Game Pitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team
1954 AL    Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    3      1    10   0    0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0.00 1954 AL   
1955 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    1.2    5    12   0    5    4    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0  21.60 1955 AL   
1956 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    1      3     7   1    2    2    1   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0  18.00 1956 AL   
1959 AL    Daily Splits    1   0   0   0   0   0    0.1    3     4   0    2    2    0   0    0   1   0   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   1  54.00 1959 AL   
1960 AL    Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    3      5    13   2    3    3    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   9.00 1960 AL   
1961 AL    Daily Splits    1   1   0   0   0   0    3      2    11   0    1    1    0   0    2   0   1   0   0   0   1   1   0   0   0   0   3.00 1961 AL   
Total            Splits    6   3   0   0   0   0   12     19    57   3   13   12    3   0    5   1   1   0   0   0   1   2   1   1   0   2   9.00 Total
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1950 NY  A         P   20                       7   17    0    1                         1.000
1953 NY  A         P   32                       8   35    1    3                          .977
1954 NY  A         P   34                       7   39    2    3                          .958
1955 NY  A         P   39                      10   41    1    1                          .981
1956 NY  A         P   31                       9   57    1    6                          .985
1957 NY  A         P   24                       6   28    2    5                          .944
1958 NY  A         P   30                       7   44    6    2                          .895
1959 NY  A         P   35                      15   49    1    5                          .985
1960 NY  A Daily   P   33   29    8   192.2    12   38    1    2   0    1    4    3    4  .980
1961 NY  A Daily   P   39   39   11   283      12   45    5    5   0    2    3    0    4  .919
1962 NY  A Daily   P   38   37    7   257.2    25   58    3    4   0    0    4    2    2  .965
1963 NY  A Daily   P   38   37   13   269.1    20   38    5    3   0    1    4    3    5  .921
1964 NY  A Daily   P   39   36   12   244.2    18   47    1    2   0    0    1    0    3  .985
1965 NY  A Daily   P   37   36    9   244.1     7   53    0    4   0    3    4    6    1 1.000
1966 NY  A Daily   P   22    9    0    73       7   26    4    2   0    1    0    4    3  .892
1967 NY  A Daily   P    7    7    2    44       3   15    0    1   0    1    0    0    0 1.000
Total              P  498  230i  62i 1608.2i  173  630   33   49   0i   9i  20i  18i  22i .961
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1950 NY  A Daily   P    1    1    0     8.2     1    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1953 NY  A Daily   P    2    2    0     8       0    1    0    0   0    0    0    1    0 1.000
1955 NY  A Daily   P    2    2    1    17       1    4    0    0   0    0    0    1    0 1.000
1956 NY  A Daily   P    2    2    1    12       1    0    0    0   0    0    1    0    0 1.000
1957 NY  A Daily   P    2    2    1    16       1    1    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1958 NY  A Daily   P    3    3    0    15.1     1    1    0    0   0    1    0    0    0 1.000
1960 NY  A Daily   P    2    2    2    18       3    5    0    1   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1961 NY  A Daily   P    2    2    1    14       0    1    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1962 NY  A Daily   P    3    3    1    19.2     0    4    1    0   0    0    1    0    0  .800
1963 NY  A Daily   P    2    2    0    12       3    2    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1964 NY  A Daily   P    1    1    0     5.1     0    1    0    0   0    1    0    0    0 1.000
Total              P   22   22    7   146      11   20    1    1   0    2    2    2    0  .969
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1954 AL    Daily   P    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1955 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     1.2     0    1    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1956 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1959 AL    Daily   P    1    0    0     0.1     0    1    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
1960 AL    Daily   P    1    1    0     3       0    0    0    0   0    0    1    1    0     -
1961 AL    Daily   P    1    1    0     3       0    1    0    0   0    0    0    0    0 1.000
Total              P    6    3    0    12       0    3    0    0   0    0    1    1    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG

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