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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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Filmography

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 1999 Summer of Sam
Yankee Broadcaster (voice, as Phil Rizuto)
 1996 Arli$$ (TV Series)
Phil Rizzuto
- The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (1996) ... Phil Rizzuto (voice)
 1992 Seinfeld (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- The Letter (1992) ... TV Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Working Tra$h (TV Movie)
Shortstop
 1971 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Radio Announcer
- Encore (1971) ... Radio Announcer (voice)
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Personal Details

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

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I like radio better than television because if you make a mistake on radio, they don't know. You can make up anything on the radio. See more »

Trivia:

Played 1661 regular season games with the New York Yankees, 1647 at shortstop, in 1941 and 1942, then from 1946 to 1956. Spent his entire playing career with the Yankees. 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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