Whitey Ford has died. The baseball legend, considered one of the best pitchers in history, passed away at the age of 91, the New York Yankees confirmed on Friday (October 8). “The Yankees are incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Hall of Famer Whitey Ford.
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,” they wrote. He passed away at his home in Long Island Thursday night (October 8), a family member told The Associated Press.