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Holy cow! The ‘Glendale Gnome’ who became a Yankee legend: Our Neighborhood, The Way it Was

Aug. 26, 2023 By The Old Timer We can’t think of an athlete who grew up in the Greater Ridgewood area who accomplished more than Phil Rizzuto. Most readers today remember him from his days in the broadcast booth, when the lovable “Scooter” called Yankees games for WPIX-TV. Of course, that was only the second chapter of Rizzuto’s Yankee life; the first was his distinguished career on the diamond, where No. 10 made the All-Star team five times and helped the Bronx Bombers win seven World Championships in 12 seasons between 1941 and 1956 (he spent three years in combat…
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Yankees present $10K check to Bayside-based Dancing Dreams during HOPE Week

Jul. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall As part of their annual HOPE Week, the New York Yankees honored Dancing Dreams on Wednesday, July 5, at the nonprofit’s Bayside location. Yankees manager Aaron Boone, along with players Harrison Bader, Domingo Germ├ín, Wandy Peralta and Albert Abreu, took part in a dance class at the studio before…
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