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This Day in Yankees History: “The Scooter” slides into Cooperstown

Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History. Now that spring training is officially open, it’s time to get amped for the upcoming season. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us!

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This Day in Yankees History (February 25th)

27 Years Ago

The Veterans Committee elected Phil Rizzuto, the Yankees’ beloved broadcaster and longtime fan-favorite shortstop of the 1940s and ’50s, to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on this day in 1994.