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Hall Of Famer

Phil Rizzuto

HOF - Phil Rizzuto
HOF - Phil Rizzuto


NYY: 1941-1942, 1946-1956


Phil Rizzuto overcame his diminutive size to anchor a Yankees dynasty, helping New York win seven of nine World Series during his 13 seasons, not counting three years lost to World War II. The Scooter was a durable and deft shortstop, skilled bunter and enthusiastic baserunner who compiled a .273 lifetime batting average. A five-time All-Star, Rizzuto was named the American League's MVP in 1950 when he excelled with a .324 average, 200 hits and .439 slugging percentage. Upon retirement, he spent 40 years as a popular Yankees broadcaster.

Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1994

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