Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Dies at 90

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yogi-berraNew York Yankees catcher and baseball icon Yogi Berra died Tuesday at age 90. Despite his open demeanor and belitted physical appearance, Berra was a prolific winner “whose intellect was a target of humor if not outright derision,” The New York Times writes.
Berra’s “Yogisms” are indelible, such as “When you come to a fork in the road, take it” and “It’s deja vu all over again!”
As a player, manager, and coach, Berra appeared in 21 World Series, winning 13 with the Yankees. He was an 18-time All-Star and three-time American League MVP, batting .285 for his career with 1,430 RBI.
His playing career was interrupted by World War II when he joined the Navy; in 1944, Berra was wounded in Europe and recieved a Purple Heart.
After he was done playing, Berra brought an ailing, aging Yankees team all the way to Game 7 of the World Series in 1964 and then helped the New York Mets win the World Series as first-base coach in 1969. 
View Yogi Berra’s Life in Pictures HERE.

New York Yankees Hall of Famers Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford (R) reacts to fan's cheers on a golf cart during Old-Timers Day ceremonies before the Yankees played the Tampa Bay Rays in their MLB American League game at Yankee Stadium in New York, June 23, 2013.

Read more at The New York Times.



  1. Eventually, we all go. Greatest lesson of Yom Kippur is that life goes as fast as a baseball. Do teshuva now before it’s your turn to return to the next world. The short 80, 90 years we have in this world is nothing to brag about.


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