Whitey Ford

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Birthdate 10/21/1928
Death Date
Debut Year 1950
Year of Induction 1974
Teams Yankees
Position Pitcher

A ten-time All Star and six-time World Series champ, Whitey Ford was voted into the Hall of Fame in 1974, his second time on the ballot. 

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In the collection:

Original Sport Magazine photo autographed by Whitey Ford

Original Sport Magazine photo autographed by Whitey Ford

Known as “The Chairman of the Board” for his ability to remain calm under pressure, Edward “Whitey” Ford was a Cy Young and MVP Award winning pitcher. In the collection is a vintage Sport Magazine photo depicting a young Ford looking wistfully into the
Whitey Ford check from 1989 signed

Whitey Ford check from 1989 signed "Edward Ford"

The 1961 Cy Young and MVP pays for his phone bill here with a personal check to Southern Bell. At the bottom of the check, he writes the more legal, “Edward Ford” on the check drawn on July 6, 1989. Since the passing of former teammate Yogi Berra, the title of “Greatest Living Yank

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