Phil Rizzuto, “scooter” dies at 89

Hall of Fame shortstop and longtime broadcaster Phil Rizzuto passed away at the age of 89 on Tuesday. The 1950 AL MVP, Mr. Rizzuto played 13 seasons with the Yankees, going to the playoffs in 10 of them. He would later serve as the team’s color commentator, both on radio and television, for 40 years. Mr. Rizzuto was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994 after being voted in by the Veterans Committee. I am a 2004 World Champion Boston Red Sox fan, but I know a baseball persons person and “scooter” was it. He has infield soil in his veins and I wish to pay my respect to a man who seemed to live with it. I am sure Mr. Rizzuto is slated to start doing color for the big club in the BIG SKY league…..sometimes it’s about more than music.

Check out Mr. Rizzuto’s career statistics here.

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