The New York Yankees honored long time Yankee shortstop and broadcaster Phil Rizzuto, the greatest shortstop in franchise history ( this was before Derek Jeter)..
The Yankees retired Rizzuto's jersey #10 and erected a plaque in monument park. Rizzuto affectionately known as "Scooter" played for the Yankees from 1941-1956. Je lead the American League in sacrifice at bats from 1949-1952, was voted player of the year 1950, awarded the Hickok Belt for Best Pro Athlete 1950, League MVP 1950, awarded Babe Ruth Award as Outstanding World Series Player 1951, 5-time American League All-Star
Phil Rizzuto Day - Aug 9, 1994 Bronx, NY
The Yankees honored Rizzuto on his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame