PHIL RIZZUTO

Game 117 | July 18, 1963 | Phil Rizzuto
The son of a Brooklyn streetcar motorman, Rizzuto played shortstop with the New York Yankees from 1941 to 1956. Upon retirement he moved into the Yankee broadcast booth, where he spent the next 40 years, popularizing the catch phrase "Holy Cow!" In 1950 he was the first mystery guest on the long-running television show What's My Line?



Game 405 | August 13, 2009 | Phil Rizzuto, Bobby Murcer
The two former Yankee stars teamed as Yankee broadcasters in 1983-1984 and again from 1991-1996. Rizzuto spent 40 years as part of the Yankee broadcast team. The Hall of Famer died in 2007 at age 89. Murcer, once unfairly hailed as the next Mickey Mantle, died in 2008 at age 62.


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