Edward Charles Ford (The Chairman of the Board or Slick)
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 178 lb.
Born: October 21, 1928 in New York, NY
High School: Aviation Tech HS (New York, NY)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1947. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 1, 1950 (Age 21.253, 8,294th in MLB history) vs. BOS 4.2 IP, 7 H, 3 SO, 6 BB, 5 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1950 season [*]
Team: Yankees 1950-1967
Last Game: May 21, 1967 (Age 38.212) vs. DET 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1974 (284/365 ballots).
View Whitey Ford Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
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