On July 1, 1950 — ‘Eddye’ Ford’s Yankee debut is less than impressive as he gives up five runs on seven hits and walks six in 4 2/3 innings of relief against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. The lefty will go on to become the winningest pitcher in franchise history and will be better known as Whitey.

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