Whitey Ford, Beloved Yankees Pitcher Who Confounded Batters, Dies at 91

Asa Rafferty, Writer

The Yankees’ Hall of Fame left-hander who was celebrated as the Chairman of the Board for his stylish pitching and big-game brilliance on the ball clubs that dominated baseball in the 1950s and early ’60s, died on Thursday night at his home in Lake Success, N.Y., on Long Island. He was 91.Pitching for 11 pennant-winners and six World Series champions, Ford won 236 games, the most of any Yankee, and had a career winning percentage of .690, the best among pitchers with 200 or more victories in the 20th century. he was on of the best pitchers of the 90’s when he played he confused the batters so much that he was inducted in the hall of fame. He recently died of old age.