Mike, Rick, Phil Phil Rizzuto discussed on Coast To Coast AM with George Noory

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Well as long as you're not playing on stage in the rain you know a number of musicians have checked out that way right they suddenly you're playing in the rain and they grab a microphone they grab a live mike and they they check out real quick it's a horrible way to go yeah i know i've made a way past twenty seven and i'm in late forties now so i've i've i've already crossed that threshold i guess i'll never be a real rockstar but no i really do remember that it was it was it was it was still as a talbot dramatic you know experience and so i'll always remember that it's like lightning was going to come down and just strike me not not destroy me but teachers like exemplify the power there's something all right well just you know take cover take cover remember that thanks for the call rick of phil phil rizzuto who played shortstop with the new york yankees and then later he used to do color commentary during the yankee telecasts he was a remarkable storyteller and he was paranoid of being struck by lightning when he was out in the field playing baseball and of course the storm clouds would roll in and he would get very nervous he'd run off the field in like in the middle of an inning if you heard the crack of thunder the other thing that he used to do was i had laugh when he when he said this he would take his chewing gum and and you know on the top of your baseball cap sometimes it at least in the early days they'd have a little metal butner dome and he was afraid that that was going to attract the lightning so he would take his chewing gum and he would stick it on top of that little metal button on the top of his baseball cap it's not rock and roll but it's a it's a good story nonetheless all right let's say hi to let's see let's go east of the rockies joe is in long island joe welcome to coast to coast good morning redshirt content you know continuing on.

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