O Holy Cow!: The Selected Verse of Phil Rizzuto

Paperback | March 25, 2008

byPhil Rizzuto

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Hall of Fame shortstop and Yankees broadcaster extraordinaire, the incomparable Phil Rizutto (1917-2007) waxed poetic on America's favorite pastime from the glorious days of Mantle and Maris well into the reign of Jeter and Rivera. For more than a quarter century the Bard of the Booth captured great moments in baseball—and effortlessly interwove them with essential and often hilarious insights into the human condition.

In loving commemoration and celebration of the life and career of an exceptional Man of Baseball, this new edition of O Holy Cow! includes a new foreword by baseball legend Bobby Murcer, a new poem written by editors Tom Peyer and Hart Seely, and more than sixty additional never-before-published masterworks of short, impromptu verse that capture the unmistakable voice of the unforgettable Rizzuto.

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Hall of Fame shortstop and Yankees broadcaster extraordinaire, the incomparable Phil Rizutto (1917-2007) waxed poetic on America's favorite pastime from the glorious days of Mantle and Maris well into the reign of Jeter and Rivera. For more than a quarter century the Bard of the Booth captured great moments in baseball—and effortlessly...

Baseball player and sports broadcaster Phil Rizzuto was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 25, 1917. From 1941 to 1956, he was a shortstop for the New York Yankees. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and played on the Navy's baseball team from 1943 to 1945. He was a member of the Yankees for the swept to five ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:March 25, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061567132

ISBN - 13:9780061567131

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