Phil Rizzuto

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Philip Francis Rizzuto (September 25, 1917 – August 13, 2007), nicknamed "The Scooter", was an American Major League Baseball shortstop. He spent his entire 13-year baseball career with the New York Yankees (1941–1956), and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Filmography

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Selected Phil Rizzuto film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2009
30 for 30 (2009) (TV Show)
Himself

2004
ESPN 25: Who's #1? (2004) (TV Show)
Himself

1999
Summer of Sam (1999)
Yankee Broadcaster

1999
ESPN SportsCentury (1999) (TV Show)
Himself

1994
1994 MLB All-Star Game (1994) (TV Movie)
Himself - AL Honorary Captain

1990
Working Tra$h (1990) (TV Movie)
Shortstop

1987
Himself

1976
1976 World Series (1976) (TV Show)
Himself - Color Commentator

1964
1964 World Series (1964) (TV Show)
Himself - Play-by-Play Announcer

1955
1955 World Series (1955) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Shortstop

1952
1952 MLB All-Star Game (1952) (TV Movie)
Himself - AL Shortstop

1951
Down You Go (TV Show)
Himself 

1951
1951 MLB All-Star Game (1951) (TV Movie)
Himself - AL Shortstop

1951
1951 World Series (1951) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Shortstop

1950
What's My Line? (1950) (TV Show)
Himself - Guest Panelist 

1950
1950 World Series (1950) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Shortstop

1950
1950 MLB All-Star Game (1950) (TV Movie)
Himself - AL Shortstop

1949
1949 World Series (1949) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Shortstop

1948
The Buick-Berle Show (1948) (TV Show)
Himself - Baseball Player

1948
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) (TV Show)
Himself

1947
1947 World Series (1947) (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Shortstop

Thanks Credits

2009
The Messenger (2009)
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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Phil Rizzuto.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1941 NYY 133 515 65 158 20 9 3 46 14 27 36 0.307 0.343 0.398
1942 NYY 144 553 79 157 24 7 4 68 22 44 40 0.284 0.343 0.374
1946 NYY 126 471 53 121 17 1 2 38 14 34 39 0.257 0.315 0.310
1947 NYY 153 549 78 150 26 9 2 60 11 57 31 0.273 0.350 0.364
1948 NYY 128 464 65 117 13 2 6 50 6 60 24 0.252 0.340 0.328
1949 NYY 153 614 110 169 22 7 5 65 18 72 34 0.275 0.352 0.358
1950 NYY 155 617 125 200 36 7 7 66 12 92 39 0.324 0.418 0.439
1951 NYY 144 540 87 148 21 6 2 43 18 58 27 0.274 0.350 0.346
1952 NYY 152 578 89 147 24 10 2 43 17 67 42 0.254 0.337 0.341
1953 NYY 134 413 54 112 21 3 2 54 4 71 39 0.271 0.383 0.351
1954 NYY 127 307 47 60 11 0 2 15 3 41 23 0.195 0.291 0.251
1955 NYY 81 143 19 37 4 1 1 9 7 22 18 0.259 0.369 0.322
1956 NYY 31 52 6 12 0 0 0 6 3 6 6 0.231 0.310 0.231
Career 1661 5816 877 1588 239 62 38 563 149 651 398 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Phil Rizzuto.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1941 NYY 133 - 252 399 29 109 0.957
1942 NYY 144 - 324 445 30 114 0.962
1946 NYY 126 - 267 378 26 97 0.961
1947 NYY 153 - 340 450 25 111 0.969
1948 NYY 128 - 259 348 17 85 0.973
1949 NYY 153 - 329 440 23 118 0.971
1950 NYY 155 - 301 452 14 123 0.982
1951 NYY 144 - 317 407 24 113 0.968
1952 NYY 152 - 308 458 19 116 0.976
1953 NYY 134 - 214 409 24 100 0.963
1954 NYY 127 97 830 185 294 16 84 0.968
1955 NYY 81 43 453 93 132 10 30 0.957
1956 NYY 31 15 154 31 54 6 17 0.934
Career 1661 155 - 3220 4666 263 1217 -

First NamePhilip
Middle NameFrancis
Last NameRizzuto
Full Name at BirthPhilip Francis Rizzuto
Other NamesScooter
Age89 (age at death)
Date of BirthSeptember 25, 1917
BirthplaceBrooklyn, NY
Date of DeathAugust 13, 2007
Location of DeathWest Orange, NJ
Height5' 6" (168 cm)
Weight150 lbs (68.0 kg)
Star SignLibra
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolRichmond Hill (Queens, NY)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionShortstop
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut14 April 1941
Last MLB Game16 August 1956
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1994.

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