#tbt: Phil Rizzuto becomes the voice of the Yankees

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Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto was so popular with the fans that they couldn't let him go after his retirement in 1956. After announcing his retirement, he signed on as the Yankees announcer on December 18th, 1956, a position he held for 40 years.

Here are some of Rizzuto's most memorable announcing moments:

[youtube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtVF_7Ljlxk]

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