Whitey Ford debuted on July 1, 1950, playing for the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium I; he played his final game on May 21, 1967, playing for the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium I.
In May 1967, at the age of 38, Whitey Ford retired from baseball and had his number, 16, retired by the Yankees seven years later in 1974. In 1977, Ford was apart of the broadcast team for the first game ing Toronto Blue Jays history. In 2008, Ford threw out the first pitch at the 2008 All-Star Game. On September 21, 2008, Ford and Yogi Berra were guests of the broadcast team for the final gam played at Yankee Stadium. In 2002, Ford opened "Whitey Ford's Cafe" a sports restaurant/bar in Garden City, New York. It lasted less then a year
Whitey Alperman debuted on April 13, 1906 and played his final game on October 2, 1909.
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Whitey Ford played in 32 games at pitcher for the New York Yankees in 1953, starting in none of them. He made 8 putouts, had 35 assists, and committed one error, equivalent to .031 errors per game (estimate based on total games played in). He had 3 double plays.
Whitey Ford played in 20 games at pitcher for the New York Yankees in 1950, starting in none of them. He made 7 putouts, had 17 assists, and committed no errors, equivalent to 0 errors per game (estimate based on total games played in). He had one double play.
Going back to 1871, out of 17172 baseball players, 8240 have pitched in at least one game, 48%
The first Major League perfect game was pitched by Lee Richmond on June 12, 1880.
In 1936, William Ford pitched in 1 game for the Boston Bees. He gave up 0 hits and 2 earned runs, recording no outs.
Satchel Paige was either 59 or 65 when he pitched his last game, depending on the source.
Game: Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals with 17 strikeouts against the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series. Career: Whitey Ford of the New York Yankees with 94 strikeouts in 146 innings pitched over 11 World Series.