Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Former Yankee Great Phil Rizzuto Dies

Phil Rizzuto, Hall of Famer and New York Yankees All-Star shortstop, died today.

Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto, who overcame his diminutive size to become a key contributor to numerous New York Yankees championships and followed his playing career with a lengthy and entertaining stint in the team's broadcast booth, died Tuesday. He was 89.

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