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Whitey Ford

Edward Charles Ford (The Chairman of the Board or Slick)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: October 21, 1928 in New York, New York, US
High School: Aviation Tech HS (New York, NY)

Major League Stats


Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1947 18 -5.1 Butler MATL C NYY 13 4 .765 3.84 24 157.0 151 86 67 58 1.331 8.7 3.3
1948 19 -5.0 Norfolk PIED B NYY 16 8 .667 2.58 30 216.0 182 83 62 113 1.366 7.6 4.7
1949 20 -4.1 Binghamton EL A NYY 16 5 .762 1.61 26 19 168.0 118 38 30 54 1.024 6.3 2.9
1950 21 -5.5 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 6 3 .667 3.22 12 12 8 2 95.0 81 39 34 48 80 2 5 5 1.358 7.7 4.5 7.6 1.67
4 Seasons 51 20 .718 2.73 92 31 8 2 636.0 532 246 193 273 80 2 5 5 1.266 7.5 3.9 1.1 0.29
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1947 18 -5.3 Butler MATL C NYY 36 53 10 1 0 0 .189 .208 11
1948 19 -5.1 Norfolk PIED B NYY 30 72 13 1 0 0 .181 .194 14
1949 20 -4.4 Binghamton EL A NYY 27 58 6 1 0 0 .103 .121 7
1950 21 -6.5 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 12 38 32 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 4 8 .094 .194 .094 .288 3 0 0 2
4 Seasons 105 221 215 2 32 3 0 0 2 0 4 8 .149 .164 .163 .327 35 0 0 2
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1947 18 Butler MATL C NYY P 24 0.00
1948 19 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 30 0.00
1949 20 Binghamton EL A NYY P 26 0.00
1950 21 Kansas City AA AAA NYY P 12 16 5 10 1 1 .938 1.25
4 Seasons 92 16 5 10 1 1 .938 0.16
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1947 18 Butler Yankees Middle Atlantic League C NYY
1948 19 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B NYY
1949 20 Binghamton Triplets Eastern League A NYY
1950 21 Kansas City Blues American Association AAA NYY
1950 21 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1950-07-01 1950-10-01
1951 22 Military Service
1952 23 Military Service
1953 24 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1953-04-19 1953-09-27
1954 25 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1954-04-13 1954-09-20
1955 26 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1955-04-13 1955-09-23
1956 27 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1956-04-20 1956-09-26
1957 28 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-25
1958 29 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1958-04-18 1958-09-26
1959 30 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1959-04-15 1959-09-25
1960 31 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1960-04-22 1960-10-02
1961 32 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1961-04-11 1961-09-29
1962 33 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1962-04-10 1962-09-29
1963 34 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1963-04-11 1963-09-28
1964 35 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1964-04-16 1964-10-02
1965 36 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1965-04-14 1965-10-03
1966 37 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1966-04-12 1966-08-17
1967 38 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1967-04-14 1967-05-21

Sabr ID: fca49b7c

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