Don Mattingly shed pullover to honor Yogi Berra

Don Mattingly is almost always seen wearing a blue Los Angeles Dodgers pullover before and during games, but he proudly displayed his No. 8 jersey Wednesday night in honor of a friend and mentor who passed away. Mattingly wears the No. 8 in honor of New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra, who died Tuesday at age 90. He chose the number over his playing number, 23, when he became a coach...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Amazing Yogi Berra tribute prior to Yankees-Blue Jays game

Long before he was offering pearls of wisdom in Aflac commercials, Yogi Berra built one of the most epic careers in Major League Baseball. The three-time AL MVP catcher–and really, there will never be another player to be named an All-Star 15 consecutive seasons–has been the subject of many storytellings since it was announced that he passed away on Tuesday at the age of 90....
Via Campus Sports Net
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Torey Lovullo Never Met Yogi Berra But Says ‘He’s Going To Be Missed’

Countless Yogi Berra stories have poured out from around the Major League Baseball community Wednesday, and though Boston Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo never met the New York Yankees legend, news of his passing brought back fond memories. “Unfortunately I never met Yogi, but he is such a great part of the game and he’s going to be missed,” Lovullo said before Wednesday’s...
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

AP confused Yogi Berra’s death with Yogi Bear

Baseball Hall of Famer and greatest American philosopher who ever lived, Yogi Berra, passed away earlier today at the age of 90.  Berra was one of the all-time great catchers to play the game and built up a resume that will likely never be matched.  But beyond his life on the diamond, his wit and wisdom will live on throughout the generations. Given some of Berra’s iconic sayings...
Via Awful Announcing
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Yogi Berra Was Certifiably Clutch

Yogi Berra‘s playing career ended well before my time. He was a superstar of an earlier generation, and though he never left the public eye, I certainly don’t know him any better than any of you do. So much of his stardom was due to his character, and to receive revealing anecdotes, we have to turn to the storytellers. Others are better equipped to talk about Berra’s personality...
Via Fangraphs
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Yogi Berra’s legacy transcends sports like few others, maybe anyone else

The outpouring of tributes and heartfelt warmth devoted to Yogi Berra in light of his passing Tuesday at the age of 90 has been overwhelming. Not overwhelming in a bad way, of course. Far from it. The wave of love and nostalgia for the baseball legend is genuine, so warm that it provides a blanket that provides some security with this solemn news. Perhaps this is presumptuous of...
Via The Outside Corner
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Yogi Berra Quotes: Yankees Legend’s Eight Greatest Yogi-Isms (Photos)

Yogi Berra’s illustrious Major League Baseball career told only half the story. Berra was an 18-time All-Star and a three-time American League MVP, yet the New York Yankees legend, who died Tuesday at age 90, might be most remembered for his thoughts on life. Berra was a charming individual whose wisdom manifested itself in quotes that didn’t make any sense, yet somehow carried...
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Yogi Berra dies at age 90

Baseball icon and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra died on Tuesday night at the age of 90. The Yogi Berra Museum announced the news on Twitter: It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Yogi Berra passed away Tuesday night at the age of 90. #YogiBerra — Yogi Berra Museum (@Yogi_Museum) September 23, 2015 Berra was one of the most beloved figures...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Robbers hit Yogi Berra Museum

Police are currently investigating a recent burglary of the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Montclair, New Jersey.  A team of "professional" robbers reportedly broke into the museum and stole several priceless pieces of memorabilia belonging to the Hall of Famer on Tuesday night, according to the New York Daily News. Authorities believe the thieves entered the museum...
Via The Sports Daily
October 08, 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

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