Phil Rizzuto

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Birthdate9/25/1917
Death Date8/13/2007
Debut Year1941
Year of Induction1994
Teams Yankees
Position Shortstop

During Phil Rizzuto’s 13-year career, the New York Yankees won ten American League pennants and seven World Series championships.

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Letter on Yankee letterhead sent to fans

Letter on Yankee letterhead sent to fans

This undated letter offers outstanding content and is signed by Phil Rizzuto at the bottom. Among the highlights, “My rookie season was quite memorable as I batted .307 and Joe DiMaggio hit in 56 consecutive games. We then went on to beat the Dodgers in the World Series four games to one, Holy
Autographed 1955 Bowman Phil Rizzuto card

Autographed 1955 Bowman Phil Rizzuto card

This offering from Bowman features Phil Rizzuto in a fielder’s stance, ready to gobble up a ground ball. Just below his signature, Rizzuto has added the inscription, “MVP 1951”. After his playing career ended in 1956, Rizzuto moved to the broadcast booth where he would call Yankee

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