He played his first game July 1, 1950 and his last game May 21, 1967 all with the Yankees.
He gave Pete Rose the nickname "Charlie Hustle."
His era during his 11 World Series appearences is 2.71.
Whitey Ford ranks 28th among the top 50 in starting pitchers.
Billy Pierce and Tom Glavine are said to be similar to the playing style of Whitey Ford.
He won the Cy Young award and World Series MVP in 1961.
Whitey Ford is married to Joan Ford, and they have three children. One of them, Eddie, is a scout for the Anaheim Angels.
He broadcasted the first Blue Jays game ever on April 7, 1977.
He was inducted it to the Hall of Fame in 1974.
He was selected to the All-Star game eight times.
He wore #19 and #16 during his career. His #16 has since been retired by the New York Yankees.
He recorded 236 wins in his 16 year career. His career high in wins came in 1961 with 25.
His career high in complete games came in 1955 with 18. His career high in strikeouts came in 1961 with 209.
He was a lefthanded pitcher.
He's listed at 5'10 and 180 lbs.
His nickname was "The Chairman of the Board." Another nickname of his was "Slick."