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Hear Ann Liquori meet Phil Rizutto, baseball hall of famer and former shortstop for the Yankess, at the Metropolitan museum of art for an exhibit on baseball cards. They have a relaxed and upbeat conversation on Phil’s life and baseball career, touching on stories about family, marriage, Joe Dimaggio and other memories of classic Yankees teams and teammates, superstition, the art of bunting, baseball players' salaries, and many other topics. Phil is a living legend, full of stories and opinions and he tells his anecdotes effortlessly and entertainingly. Ann keeps the interview moving and hitting interesting topics but sets a fun, light tone.

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Baseball Hall of Famer Phil Rizzuto spent his entire baseball career from 1941 to 1956 as a shortstop with the New York Yankees. In Rizzuto's rookie year, his teammate Joe DiMaggio had his most successful year, and it made a deep impression. Later Rizzuto was named the American League's MVP in 1950. He still holds numerous World Series records for shortstops. Later Rizzuto was beloved as a radio and television sports announcer for the Yankees.

Here Rizutto is interviewed by Ann Liguori, an award-winning luminary in sports broadcasting with a celebrated career that spans two decades. Liguori has interviewed some of the most legendary sports personalities, drawing out their success stories, their opinions on a variety of issues, and their love of the game.

Listen to more of Ann Liquori's Audio Hall of Fame Interviews.
©2009 Ann Liguori; (P)2009 Ann Liguori

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