Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Phil Rizzuto dies at age 89

Yankee legend Phil Rizzuto has died. A consummate ambassador to the game, who was a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as a renowned broadcaster for the Bombers, Rizzuto was one of the greats whose like will not be seen again.

I think the best thing that can be said of anyone of his era of ball was that he was a great baseball player at a time when that wasn't handed out at the pharmacy like aspirin.

Phil Rizzuto was an irreplaceable part of the game, and he leaves an enormous hole in the National Pastime. Click on the headline to go to the PoliticsNJ.com press release.

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