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Overview

Ed Whitson

Date of birth
May 19, 1955

Ht: 6'3" Wt: 195 lbs.

Birthplace
Johnson City, TN

Hometown
Erwin, TN

High school
Unicoi County

Summary
Eddie Lee (Ed) Whitson (born May 19, 1955 in Johnson City, Tennessee) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1977-1979), San Francisco Giants (1979-1981), Cleveland Indians (1982), San Diego Padres (1983-1984, 1986-1991) and New York Yankees (1985-1986). He batted and threw right-handed. In a 15-season career, Whitson posted a 126-123 record...
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Awards

World Series Champions
Pittsburgh Pirates
1979

National League Champion
San Diego Padres
1984
Pittsburgh Pirates
1979

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Ed Whitson - SD Padres
Ed Whitson - SD Padres
by tm50 Jul 23, 2012
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Ed Whitson - Giants
Ed Whitson - Giants
by tm50 May 27, 2012
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Red Sox, Yankees need to act like heavyweights (Yahoo! Sports)
The two big bullies in the AL East have been quiet on the trade market. It's time for one or both to make some noise.
Yahoo! Sports, Jul 30, 2011
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The passing of Hall of Fame manager Dick Williams: Fan reaction (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
It was his way or the highway. That is what I liked about baseball manager Dick Williams. If you were a player looking to be coddled, then Williams wasn't your kind of manager. Obviously his way of doing things worked because he managed 21 seasons in the...
Yahoo! Sports, Jul 08, 2011
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5 worst free agent signings ever by the New York Yankees (Associated Content)
When you think of bad free agent signings you often think of the Yankees. When you think of bad Yankees free agents you often think of the late '80s and early '90s. A closer look reveals that most of the Yankees bad signings were made during this...
Yahoo! Sports, Jan 03, 2011
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Ed Whitson (San Diego Padres).jpg
Ed Whitson (San Diego Padres).jpg
by thesemers Nov 25, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Ed Whitson
Edited the personal notes for Ed Whitson.
by biglon68 Sep 03, 2010
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10 Degrees: Vazquez vanishes again in pinstripes (Yahoo! Sports)
Javier Vazquez is struggling as a Yankee just as he did six years ago, and manager Joe Girardi is losing patience.
Yahoo! Sports, May 17, 2010
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Ed Whitson has wisdom for New York Yankees pitcher Javier Vazquez
Ed Whitson ends long silence about his hellish stint with Yankees in the '80s
ESPN, Apr 30, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Ed Whitson
Added Ed Whitson to the 1977 Columbus Clippers team roster.
  • Set role to Pitcher.
by mlsekeres Apr 09, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Ed Whitson
Added Ed Whitson to the 1978 Columbus Clippers team roster.
  • Set role to Pitcher.
by mlsekeres Mar 23, 2010
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Ed Whitson
Ed Whitson
July 19, 2008
by roheblius Feb 27, 2009
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