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jfkfc Liverwurst Since: 9.2.02 Since last post: 80 days Last activity: 1 day # 1 Posted on 14.8.07 0943.43 | Instant Rating: 4.80 According to WFAN in New York, Phil Rizzuto passed away today at 89. Holy cow, I shall miss that huckleberry indeed... Promote this thread!
redsoxnation Scrapple Since: 24.7.02 Since last post: 158 days Last activity: 158 days # 2 Posted on 14.8.07 1026.42 | Instant Rating: 3.57 He was supposed to live until 95, but he wanted to beat the traffic. RIP Scooter.
Brian P. Dermody Liverwurst Moderator Since: 20.9.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 616 days Last activity: 38 days
Y!: # 3 Posted on 14.8.07 1032.35 | Instant Rating: 8.31
There was never a better Hall of Fame induction speech than Rizzuto's. Other people may have earned it more, but nobody appreciated it as much. My mother and my grandfather tried to make me a Yankees fan. Rizzuto made me a Yankees fan. Reward TV -- TV just got better! Ars Gratia Pecuniae.
Congrats to Dawson on getting in. I'm surprised in Alomar & Byeleven not getting in, but they're close enough that it's only a matter of time. What I'm really shocked about is that McGriff being so down on the list, even lower than McGwire.
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