Anthony Rizzo

Birth Name: Anthony Vincent Rizzo

Place of Birth: Parkland, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 8, 1989

Ethnicity: Italian, English, Polish, Irish

Anthony Rizzo is an American professional baseball player. He is a first baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). His brother, John, has played college football. Anthony is married to Emily Vakos.

Anthony’s maternal grandfather is named Russell Reid.

Anthony’s maternal grandmother was JoAnn Frances Hill (the daughter of Francis/Fran J. Hill and Helen Gorski). Anthony’s great-grandfather Francis was the son of David T. Hill, whose father was Irish, and of Mattie L. Helen was born in Pennsylvania, the daughter of Polish parents, George Albert/A. Gorski and Elizabeth Novak.


Obituary of Anthony’s maternal grandmother, JoAnn Frances (Hill) Reid –

Anthony’s maternal great-grandfather, Francis/Fran J. Hill, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Anthony’s maternal great-grandfather, Francis/Fran J. Hill –

Anthony’s maternal great-great-grandfather, David T. Hill, on the 1900 U.S. census –

11 Responses

  1. jackson9 says:

    I really do not believe Anthony Rizzo is ethnically Polish. His great-grandmother Helen Gorski (1916-1998) was the daughter of John Gorski and Elizabeth Novak who were both Austrian immigrants. I checked records to confirm it.

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