" In that day's game future broadcast partner Tom Seaver recorded his 300th career victory. beat the Dodgers in three World Series!" Ty Cobb named Phil Rizzuto and Stan Musial as "two of the few modern ball players who could hold their own among old timers. “I fell in love so hard I didn’t go home” Rizzuto recalled.
His best statistical season was 1950 when he was named the American League's Most Valuable Player. 968 career fielding average trailed only Lou Boudreau's mark of. The slick-fielding Rizzuto is also regarded as one of the best bunters in baseball history.