Whitey Ford

Walt Frazier #10 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against Dave Cowens #18 of the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1973 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 19-10

Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.

10/30/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Follows Boone, Righetti And Sojo As Yankees’ Latest No. 19

Masahiro Tanaka follows Aaron Boone, Dave Righetti, Luis Sojo, Bob Turley and Robin Ventura as notable Yankees to wear the number 19.

01/25/2014

Starting pitcher Andy Pettitte  of the New York Yankees (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Pettitte Bows Out In Style, Earns Complete Game Win In Final Start

Andy Pettitte’s final start was a storybook finish — a complete game win over the Astros on Saturday.

09/29/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Andy Pettitte Passes Whitey Ford, Sets Yankees Strikeout Record

“When you think about some of the names he’s passed in his career it’s really, truly amazing,” manager Joe Girardi said Monday.

07/02/2013

Pete Rose (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Listing The All-Time MLB Leaders

For this installment of By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the all-time hitting and pitching leaders, just to get a feel for some of the numbers.

06/26/2013

The plaque of Lefty Gomez is seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Taking A Closer Look At The Legendary Lefty Gomez

For today’s blog I would like to highlight one of the funniest, most lovable, most quotable pitchers to ever wear the pinstripes — Lefty Gomez.

05/13/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Giglio: Mariano Rivera Was The Exception To So Many Rules

Rivera wasn’t just the best closer in the history of baseball. His ability to defy logic for 18 seasons makes him one of the most unique athletes of all-time.

03/08/2013

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Keidel: Andy Can Still Be Dandy

For a team that trades on tradition, symbolism and success, the Yankees just took a giant leap toward remaining competitive, if not contenders, in 2013 by signing Andy Pettitte.

11/29/2012

CC Sabathia (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: Yanks Will Only Go So Far As CC Sabathia And Andy Pettitte Take Them

The pinstriped recipe for success this season will take a backseat to the sudden surge of southpaw pitching. The Yankees will remain in the playoffs for as long as CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte pitch to the back of their baseball cards.

10/04/2012

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 01:  New York Yankee Hall of Famers Whitey Ford (L) and Yogi Berra are introduced during the Yankees 66th Annual Old Timers day prior to the game against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium on July 1, 2012  in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Silverman: Yankees Recall Their 1964 Counterparts

The Yankees are living and breathing again. If you listen closely, you may be starting to feel the rumble of giant steps as they close out the regular season.

09/23/2012

Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: My Relationship With The Babe

In this installment of By The Numbers, I would like to share some personal feelings about the greatest player who ever lived…and my relationship with him…a relationship which began nearly six decades ago.

07/02/2012

Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Reggie Jackson.  (credit: Mike McCann)

Yankees Announce Lineup For 66th Old Timers’ Day

The New York Yankees have announced that nearly 50 former Yankees will attend the 66th annual Old Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 1st.

06/25/2012

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees celebrates with scoring runners Brett Gardner and Russell Martin after hitting a three run home run in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Yankee Stadium. In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, all players across Major League Baseball were wearing number 42. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Yankees Power Their Way Past Angels, 11-5

The Yankees out-slugged the Angles Sunday night as they claimed an 11-5 victory.

WFAN–04/15/2012

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PHOTOS: Old Timers’ Day At Yankee Stadium

A bevy of all-time Bombers, including Joe Torre and Bernie Williams, took to the field once again for the Yankee Stadium crowd on Sunday.

WFAN–06/27/2011

Pitcher Andy Pettitte #46 of the New York Yankees celebrates following the 1998 World Series Game 4 against the San Diego Padres at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Yankees defeated the Padres 3-0 to win the Series. (Al Bello /Allsport)

Keidel: Dandy Andy

Andy Pettitte pitched as he acted: like a gentleman. From the jump he acted like he’d been there before. And rather quickly, he had.

WFAN–02/04/2011

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