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Scooter : the Biography of Phil Rizzuto.

Author: Carlo DeVito
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this, the first fully-researched and deeply revealing biography of an American legend, Carlo DeVito gives Rizzutto the proper biographical treatment reserved for a man who was one of the best players in the world, a World War II veteran, and one most famous announcers ever. Many baseball fans know that Rizzutto, just 5""6' and 160 pounds, was a diminutive player who overcame his size to become a five-time  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
DeVito, Carlo.
Scooter : The Biography of Phil Rizzuto.
Chicago : Triumph Books, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo DeVito
ISBN: 9781617490682 1617490687
OCLC Number: 851970280
Description: 1 online resource (393 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Prologue; Introduction; I: Learning the Infield; Chapter 1: Bridge of the Future and the Trolley Dodgers; Chapter 2: Al Kunitz; Chapter 3: Tales from the South; Chapter 4: Go West Young Man; II: At Play in Ruth's House; Chapter 5: Little Dago; Chapter 6: Scooter in Love and War; III: The View from the Booth; Chapter 7: In the Broadcast Booth; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index.

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In this, the first fully-researched and deeply revealing biography of an American legend, Carlo DeVito gives Rizzutto the proper biographical treatment reserved for a man who was one of the best players in the world, a World War II veteran, and one most famous announcers ever. Many baseball fans know that Rizzutto, just 5""6' and 160 pounds, was a diminutive player who overcame his size to become a five-time All-Star, the 1950 American League MVP, and that he helped the Yankees win seven World Series titles during his 13-year career. Casual fans may say Scooter was playing over his head and ha.

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