Joan Ford

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Relationship Timeline Of Joan Ford

Husband : Whitey Ford
Joan Ford Married To Whitey Ford on 1951.

If some things in a happy marriage resemble love, kindness, and lifelong friendship, but death is a sad part of our life, which departs the soul from the body and makes us like a bird without wings. This kind of phrase is typical faces Joan Ford Whitey Ford's love story, which ended up with the untimely demise of Joan.

Joan was born and raised in the United States and belonged to a white ethnic background/race. She was an American by her nationality. To know more about Ford's personal life, read the article till the end.

Joan & Ford's Past Marital Life

Ford had enjoyed the cherishable moments with her marital partner, Whitey Ford, who's a former baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees. The pair became united as husband and wife on 14th April 1951, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Glen Cove located in Long Island, NY.

The couple was looking stunning at the time of their wedding ceremony, where Joan wore a white a-line tea length wedding gown. Meanwhile, Whitey was suited in a black formal business suit and a white undershirt, tying up with a white bow tie and a flower on his left pocket.

Joan Ford and Whitey Ford during their wedding ceremony
Photo: Joan Ford and Whitey Ford at the time of their grand wedding ceremony 
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Following their grand ceremony, Whitey joined the US Army to serve in the Korean War from 1951 to 1952. Fortunately, Joan returned back to home after the victory. Later, the duo arrived at the Yankee Stadium to see the match of the Yankees vs. the Red Sox on 17th April 1951.

Joan Ford and Whitey Ford attended the baseball match of the New York Yankees and the Red Sox
Snap: Joan Ford and Whitey Ford at the Yankee Stadium in New York City, New York on 17th April 1951 
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All the things were going on the right way, but their marital bond didn't last long upon the unexpected demise of Joan. Shortly after the tragic death of Joan, Whitey took the responsibility of their three children.

Happily Welcomed Three Adorable Children

Joan had three children, including two lovely sons, Eddie Joseph Ford (born on 18th July 1953), Thomas Ford (born in 1955), and a beautiful daughter, Sally Ann Ford. Unfortunately, their second child, Thomas died due to heart failure at North Shore Hospital on 6th September 1999.

Joan Ford and Whitey Ford sitting with their three children
Picture: Joan Ford and her husband, Whitey Ford shared three children from their marriage 
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On the other hand, their older child, Eddie is a baseball shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers since the 1971 MLB Draft. What is more to this, their youngest child, Sally is a sales marketing manager for the manufacturing company, Tingles Distributors Ltd.

How much is Joan's Beloved Husband (Whitey)'s Net Worth?

As the professional background of Joan is not revealed, it is difficult to assume her net worth. Joan's husband, on the other hand, Whitey has a net worth of $4 Million as of 2020. He earned a fruitful fortune from his MLB career. Just like Whitey, Clara Rivera's spouse, Mariano also earned lucrative earnings from his professional baseball career.

As an actor, Joan made his debut appearance in the comedy-drama film; It's My Turn that garnered 5.5 out of 10 stars from 800 ratings. The movie became a blockbuster hit with a box office collection of $11 Million.

Influential Novel Wrote by Joan's Spouse

Joan's husband, Whitey wrote and published her first book, Whitey and Mickey: A Joint autobiography of the Yankee years in 1976. The book currently prizes $3.00 in the hard-paste, including 40 used ($3.00), four new ($34.95), and 15 collectible ($4.98).

Whitey wrote his second novel, SLICK on 1st March 1988, which is about the story of a baseball pitcher's rise from the club to national prominence. The book is listed at $3.65 in the pocketbook, consisting of 20 used ($3.65). But, you can buy it for $23.00 in the hard-paste, which includes 49 used ($0.87), ten new ($23.56), and 24 collectibles ($6.95).

The cover of Whitey Ford's second book, Slick
Frame: Joan Ford's husband, Whitey Ford wrote a biographical novel, SLICK 
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As an author, Whitey also wrote notable books, including Few and Chosen Yankees: Defining Yankee Greatness Across the Eras, Few and Chosen Yankees, etc. Similarly, Stephania Bell also wrote many best selling books.


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