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Phil Rizzuto (1917–2007)

Phil Rizzuto was the NY Yankees star shortstop for 13 seasons between 1941 and 1956. A Hall of Famer, Rizzuto was the American League Most Valuable Player in 1950. After his playing career, Rizzuto was a popular long-time TV/radio announcer for the Yankees. He called the action for 40 seasons from 1957 to 1996, and was known for his "Holy Cow". ... See full bio »

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 1999 Summer of Sam
Yankee Broadcaster (voice, as Phil Rizuto)
 1992 Seinfeld (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- The Letter (1992) ... TV Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Working Tra$h (TV Movie)
 1979 CHiPs (TV Series)
Ascot Park Announcer
- Destruction Derby (1979) ... Ascot Park Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Radio Announcer
- Encore (1971) ... Radio Announcer (voice)
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Other Works:

TV commercial (with Jim Lampley) for National Finance Corp. (1990s) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 6 Pictorials | See more »

Alternate Names:

Phil Rizuto | Scooter Rizutto | Scooter Rizzuto | father of Pat Rizzuto


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

"Holy cow!" Whenever something astonished him - especially on the baseball field - which was often. See more »


The 1950 American League Most Valuable Player. See more »


As a broadcaster for the Yankees for 40 years, he would exclaim "Holy cow!" when describing a great play.


(The) Scooter See more »

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