Philip Francis Rizzuto
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 150 lb.
Born: September 25, 1917 in Brooklyn, NY
High School: Richmond Hill HS (Queens, NY)
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1937. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1941 (Age 23.201, 7,173rd in MLB history) vs. WSH 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1941 season [*]
Team: Yankees 1941-1956
Last Game: August 16, 1956 (Age 38.326) vs. BOS 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1994.
View Phil Rizzuto Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: August 13, 2007 in West Orange, NJ
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