Crowd gives a standing ovation to baseball pitcher Whitey Ford as he retires from Yankees, 1967
New York City USA Date:1967, June 2 Duration:38 sec Sound:Yes
Baseball pitching great Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford announces his retirement in the spring of 1967. Dressed in a civilian suit and tie, he is seen running from the Yankee dugout, past Mickey Mantle, #7, onto the field, and acknowledging the aclaim of the fans crowding Yankee stadium. Narrator notes that Ford retires with more wins than any other pitcher in Yankee team history. Fprd stands in the infield, as fans rise from their seats to give him a standing ovation. Camera zooms in on cheering fans and Photographers taking pictures. Later, an emotional Ford fights back tears before he steps before microphones
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