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Whitey Ford
Pitcher
Born: (1928-10-21) October 21, 1928 (age 88)
New York City, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left

There’s no easier pitch to hit than a splitter that doesn’t do anything.
Whitey Ford
You kind of took it for granted around the Yankees that there was always going to be baseball in October.
Whitey Ford
Army life was rough. Would you believe it, they actually wanted me to pitch three times a week.
Whitey Ford
You would be amazed how many important outs you can get by working the count down to where the hitter is sure you’re going to throw to his weakness, and then throw to his power instead.
Whitey Ford
I know Koufax' weakness. He can't hit.
I never threw the spitter, well maybe once or twice when I really needed to get a guy out real bad.
Whitey Ford
The way to make coaches think you’re in shape in the spring is to get a tan.
Whitey Ford
Hell, if I didn’t drink drink or smoke, I’d win twenty games every year. It’s easy when you don’t drink or smoke or horse around.
Whitey Ford
Sooner or later the arm goes bad. It has to… Sooner or later you have to start pitching in pain.
Whitey Ford