New York Yankees Famous Pitcher Whitey Ford Dead at Age 91, Six-Time World Series Champion

By  //  October 9, 2020

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ABOVE VIDEO: The Baseball Hall of Fame Remembers Whitey Ford.

(FOX NEWS) – Whitey Ford, one of the most talented pitchers in baseball history, who helped lead the New York Yankees to a string of World Series wins in the 1950s and ’60s, has died, the team announced Friday. He was 91.

The Yankees issued a statement on social media highlighting Ford’s incredible 16-year career in New York.

“The Yankees are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Hall of Famer Whitey Ford,” the post read. “Whitey spent his entire 16-year career as a Yankee. A 6x WS Champion and 10x All-Star, The Chairman of the Board was one of the best lefties to ever toe the rubber. He will be deeply missed.”

The famous left-handed pitcher died at his home in Long Island Thursday night, a family member told The Associated Press. The cause of death was not immediately known.

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