Whitey Ford

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Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
Queens, NY
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Queens, NY

About

Six-time World Series Champion and Hall of Fame MLB pitcher who spent his entire sixteen-year career with the New York Yankees.

Before Fame

Although he was born during the Great Depression, he lived comfortably in a close knit immigrant community in Queens, New York.

Trivia

He admitted to occasionally doctoring baseballs during games.

Family Life

He married his wife, Joan Ford, in 1951 and they had two sons named Eddie and Thomas and a daughter named Sally Ann.

Associated With

He played alongside star outfielder Mickey Mantle on the Yankees from 1953 to 1957.