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Whitey Ford Was “Mr. Clutch”

Kewsinitch has rooted for Whitey Ford ever since he signed his autograph book in front of the real Yankee Stadium at the end of the 1950 season.

Denny considers Whitey to be one of the top clutch pitchers of all time.

Whitey Ford was a great clutch pitcher, who was instrumental in the New York Yankees winning 11 pennants and six World Champions from 1950-64.

Whitey missed the 1951 and 1952 seasons, serving the causes of freedom during the Korean conflict, or else he would have played on eight World Championships, since the Yankees won the World Series both of those years.

Ford in 1950

Without the Sporting News' Rookie of the Year, who was Whitey Ford, the Yankees would not have won the 1950 ...

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