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Handicapping American League Trade Activity

As we draw closer to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline, it’s beginning to feel like the end is near. The fall semester is rapidly approaching, and both the All-Star game and July 4th fireworks are now but fond memories. As Yogi Berra would say, “it’s getting late early.” While I am perfectly content to […] The post Handicapping American League Trade Activity appeared...
Via Outside Analysis
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Recent Games Prove “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over”

In 1973, the New York Mets trailed the Chicago Cubs by nine and a half games in the National League East and rallied to win the division title on the next-to-last day of the season, Yogi Berra famously uttered the phrase, “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.” He may as well have been talking about the 2014 Cleveland Indians. This season, the Indians have developed a surprising...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets we’ve loved: Yogi Berra

“It ain’t over, till its over” — Yogi Berra Yogi Berra recently celebrated his birthday.  He was born on May 12, 1925. Yogi Berra was an important Met.  He played for them, he coached them and he managed them.   Maybe he didn’t win a World Championship as their manager and maybe the team almost ran itself with the collection of veterans and starting pitching it had...
Via Mets360.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yogi Berra refused to set foot inside Yankee Stadium for 14 years

Are some people magic? It’s hard to believe that it’s possible, but if anyone ever was it’s Lawrence Peter Berra. You know him as Yogi — the world knows him as Yogi — and he’s been charmed his entire life. However, despite the obvious fact that Yogi had fortune shining on him, the owner of the New York Yankees exiled him from the team in the 1980s and it took a bit...
Via Wahoo Sam
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

For Sale: Yogi Berra’s New Jersey Home

As the story goes, Yogi Berra was once giving his lifelong friend Joe Garagiola directions and he came up with the immortal quote…“when you come to a fork in the road, take it”. Now, that New Jersey home is for sale. The three-story residence, which the New York Yankee legend called home since 1974, has more than 4500 square feet of living space, six bedrooms, 3½ baths, sits...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankee Greats – Yogi Berra

Anthony Gruppuso, USA TODAY Sports Larry Noyes New York Yankees Writer This article is about one of the many great catching Yankee greats, Yogi Berra. Interesting enough, he wore the same number as another Yankee great who was a catcher, Bill Dickey, who I’ll write about in a future article. So here we go. ” Number 8, Yogi Berra, Number 8 “. Yogi was born on May 12, 1925 in...
Via TopSportsReport
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Yogi Berra, the Horse, is a Winner

While Hanna-Barbera has maintained that their popular cartoon character Yogi Bear is not named after the popular New York Yankees catcher..."Yogi Berra" the racehorse clearly is. Matter of fact, the three-year-old colt is actually owned by Jessica Steinbrenner, the daughter of the late Yankees owner, and the man who hired Berra to manage the team back in 1984, George...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History – Phil Linz & Yogi Berra’s Harmonica Incident

On this day in 1964, Yankee Phil Linz played his harmonica on a bus despite manager Yogi Berra’s orders. Berra was extremely upset over his club’s losses in both halves of the day’s doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox. The Yankees had not only lost, 5-0, but also swept in a four-game series by the Chicago White Sox. They were now 4 ½ games out of first place. As the...
Via Metta Chronicles
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The world needs Yogi Berra on Twitter

There is one former athlete that needs to embrace Twitter, because it was made for him. That is Yogi Berra. The social platform and the former New York Yankees sage would be a match-made in heaven. That is if you believe he said all the things that he has been quoted as saying. Berra has denied for year that all those Yogisms actually are true. Jack Curry, a reporter for the YES...
Via The Victory Formation
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Yogi Berra, Chris Mullin to get Munson Awards

Yogi Berra will be among the honorees at the 32nd Thurman Munson awards dinner. He'll be joined by Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey and former NBA and St. John's star Chris Mullin, who will receive awards for their athletic success and philanthropic work at the dinner on Jan. 31 in New York. The 86-year-old Berra will receive the Munson Legend...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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