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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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Known For

Summer of Sam
Summer of Sam Yankee Broadcaster
(1999)
The Phil Silvers Show
The Phil Silvers Show Phil Rizzuto
(1957)
Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible Radio Announcer
(1971)
The Jackie Gleason Show
(1953)

Filmography

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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)
Shortstop
 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)
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Phil Rizzuto
- Hillbilly Whiz (1957) ... Phil Rizzuto
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The radio and TV voice of the New York Yankees, 1957-1995. 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

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"That huckleberry!" A humorous putdown, often directed at a player who had just made a bonehead play. See more »

Trivia:

The 1950 American League Most Valuable Player. See more »

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

(The) Scooter See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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