LAKE SUCCESS, New York, USA (AP) – Whitey Ford, the New Yorker who posted the best winning percentage of all pitchers in the 20th century and led the Yankees to become perennial baseball champions in the United States. The 1950s and 1960s died. He was 91 years old.
A member of his family revealed to The Associated Press on Friday that Ford passed away at his home on Long Island Thursday night. The cause of his death is unknown.