Autograph Of The Week : Whitey Ford

On October 7, 1950, Whitey Ford wins his first World Series game. It is a 5-2 victory in Yankee Stadium versus pitcher Bob Miller and the Yankees will go on to sweep the Phillies for their thirteenth world championship. Whitey Ford, as illustrated in the fast facts below, will eventually dominate many of the World Series pitching records.

"The way to make coaches think you're in shape in the spring is to get a tan." - Whitey Ford
Autograph of the Week

1st Week of October Recipient

Whitey Ford Autograph

Card
1963 Topps

Card Number
19

Pen
Blue Sharpie

Notes
Cardboard blank back.



Whitey Ford has one of the most visited quotations pages on Baseball Almanac!

Whitey Ford holds a total of eight World Series pitching records! Visit the pitching record book today and see his dominance during the series!

Whitey Ford has won a World Series Most Valuable Player Award , a Cy Young Award , and he appears on almost every single pitching statistic page!

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