Phil Rizzuto Dead At 89
August 14, 2007 at 9:58 AM (PT)
PHIL RIZZUTO, the Hall of Fame shortstop during the YANKEES' dynasty years and beloved by a generation of fans who delighted in hearing him exclaim "Holy cow!" as a radio and TV broadcaster, died TUESDAY. He was 89.
His death was confirmed by the YANKEES. RIZZUTO had been in declining health for several years and was living at a nursing home in WEST ORANGE, N.J.