- The Letter
... TV Announcer
Song, "Paradise by the Dashboard Light," sung by Meat Loaf
snd Ellen Foley
. Rizzuto performed the "play-by-play" bridge.
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Phil Rizuto | Scooter Rizutto | Scooter Rizzuto | father of Pat Rizzuto
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
"Holy cow!" Whenever something astonished him - especially on the baseball field - which was often.
Rizzuto had long given his birth year as 1917, but he admitted to sportswriter Bill Madden - for the 2003 book "Pride of October" - that he had chopped a year off when signing with the Yankees, after other ballplayers told him it would give him an extra year at the end of his career. His true birth year was actually 1916.
As a broadcaster for the Yankees for 40 years, he would exclaim "Holy cow!" when describing a great play.