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  Yogi Berra Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Yogi Berra was born on Tuesday, May 12, 1925, in St. Louis, Missouri.
Berra was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 22, 1946, with the New York Yankees.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Yogi Berra baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=berrayo01   (228 words)

  
  New York Yankees Stars : Yogi Berra   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yogi was born on May 12, 1925 in an area of St. Louis called the Hill.
Yogi is known as one of the best catchers of the USA major league baseball and is as well famous for his great sense of humor among his teammates.
Yogi Berra returned to professional baseball in 1946 playing for the New York Yankees and he hit a home run in his first major league game.
www.yankeestars.com /yogiBerra.php   (480 words)

  
 Yogiisms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yogiisms are quotations by Yogi Berra, who, besides being a baseball player, was also famous for fracturing the English language in provocative, interesting ways.
Berra insists that this is part of some driving directions to his house.
Yogi said it regarding Ruggiero's, a restaurant in St. Louis where he and Joe Garagiola had worked as waiters, which had become so popular that his old friends couldn't get in anymore.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yogiisms   (1195 words)

  
 About Yogi
Yogi Berra is quoted more than most poets, his one-of-a-kind observations have made him a major contributor to the national repository of wisdom ("It ain't over 'til it's over" and "When you come to a fork in the road, take it.").
Yogi Berra is also renowned for his selflessness, giving generously of his time for countless youth organizations and charitable causes, including his own annual golf tournament in Montclair, NJ which has raised over $1 million for scholarships, educational programming and special needs scouts.
Yogi Berra's dignity and unshakable principles were never more evident than his 14-year refusal to return to Yankee Stadium, after his ignominious firing as manager by George Steinbrenner 16 games into the 1985 season.
www.yogiberramuseum.org /yogi_index.html   (1061 words)

  
 The My Hero Project - Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra is an American original, almost as renowned for his inimitable philosophy as he is for his baseball brilliance.
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center Located on the campus of Montclair State University in New Jersey, the museum provides a facility those of all ages (but especially children) to come together, learn and share in Yogi's vision of respect, cultural diversity, and social justice.
Yogi Berra Baseball legend Yogi Berra is known not only for his brilliant career, but also for his kindness and genuineness.
www.myhero.com /myhero/hero.asp?hero=Yogi_Berra06   (1045 words)

  
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Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (born May 12, 1925) is a retired baseball player and, later, team manager.
Yogi himself was a 15-time All-Star, and won the league MVP award three times (in 1951, 1954 and 1955) and caught Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 Series.
Berra was also famous for fracturing the English language in provocative, interesting ways.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/y/yo/yogi_berra.html   (285 words)

  
 Don Markstein's Toonopedia: Yogi Bear
Yogi Bear debuted on the Huckleberry Hound TV show in 1958, as the title character in one of its three animated segments.
Yogi's voice, provided by Daws Butler (Cap'n Crunch, Chilly Willie), was based on that used by Art Carney for his character Ed Norton, one of the stars of the old sitcom The Honeymooners.
Yogi's co-stars in the new show were Yakky Doodle (a cloyingly cute duckling based on an occasional Tom & Jerry supporting character named Little Quacker) and Snagglepuss.
www.toonopedia.com /yogi.htm   (535 words)

  
 Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra gave the Yankees a weapon that no other American League team had - a great offensive catcher.
Berra led AL catchers in home runs and RBIs in each of nine straight seasons (1949-1957), and he did so by wide margins.
Berra played on 14 pennant winners and 10 World Champions - and played in 75 World Series games, a record that is as close to unbreakable as exists in professional baseball.
www.baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Berra.html   (240 words)

  
 Berra, Yogi - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
BERRA, YOGI [Berra, Yogi] (Lawrence Peter Berra), 1925-, American baseball player and manager, b.
Yogi speaking: whether you call them Yogi-isms or Berraisms, the witty wisdom of Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is part of our national heritage.(Brief Article)
Yankee Great Yogi Berra and Wife Carmen to Be Honored At Salvation Army Luncheon.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Berra-Yo.asp   (321 words)

  
 Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra is a Hall of Fame baseball player, a 15-time All-Star, 10-time World Series winner, and three-time Most Valuable Player in the American League (1951, 1954, and 1955).
After his ballplaying career, Berra chatted over TV broadcasts of ball games, and for years was partnered with Joe Garagiola in the booth.
Many of Berra's statements are so clueless they're profound, so his 'Yogi-isms' are often quoted far from the sports pages, in theses, court verdicts, and articles in scientific journals.
www.nndb.com /people/003/000022934   (258 words)

  
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Yogi Berra & Don Larsen dual-signed Official Rawlings MLB baseball that is inscribed by Larsen with "10-8-56" - the date of his historice Perfect Game...
Yogi Berra/Don Larsen Dual-Signed Baseball With "PG" Inscription
Yogi Berra is known to millions who don't even follow baseball.
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 Yogi Berra | National Baseball Hall of Fame
Perhaps one of the most popular players in major league history, Yogi Berra was also a brilliant catcher and dominant hitter during his 19-year career with the New York Yankees.
Berra was named to the American League All-Star team every year from 1948 to 1962.
View the Hall of Fame ballot from the year Yogi Berra was inducted.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/berra_yogi.htm   (367 words)

  
 Major League Baseball : News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yogi Berra was among the sailors and soldiers participating in the D-Day invasion.
Berra had been offered $250 to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals, but turned it down because he wanted the same $500 the Cardinals gave his boyhood friend Joe Garagiola.
After Berra was discharged, he spent, spent most of 1946 in the minors, then made his major-league debut with the Yankees on Sept. 22.
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 Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra - Yogi Berra Born: May 12, 1925 Baseball C played on 10 World Series winners with NY Yankees; holds...
Yogi speaking: whether you call them Yogi-isms or Berraisms, the witty wisdom of Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is part of our national......
Yogi on housing: The timeless wisdom of this Hall-of-Famer says a lot about today's housing market.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0807256.html   (238 words)

  
 Yogi Berra : MLB Legends
Yogi Berra helped to usher in the new era of Yankees glory during the late 1940s and throughout the 1950s, and provided the backstop all the while.
At the time of his retirement, Berra held the record for home runs by a catcher (306, a mark that would later be surpassed), and he still holds the mark for most World Series games played.
Yogi Berra is still very much involved with the Yankees, serving as a special instructor during spring training, and making appearances at legends games and fantasy camps.
www.mlb-legends.com /legends/yogiBerra.php   (269 words)

  
 St. Louis Walk of Fame - Yogi Berra
After heroic service in World War II, Yogi Berra joined the Yankees late in the 1946 season and hit a home run in his first at-bat.
In 1973, Yogi Berra was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Yogi went on to become a fifteen-time All Star, winning the AL MVP three times, in 1951, 54 and 55.
www.stlouiswalkoffame.org /inductees/yogi-berra.html   (204 words)

  
 Hangout - Yogi Berra
Lawrence Berra was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on May 12, 1925.
After serving in the Navy during World War II as a machine gunman on a rocket boat, Berra joined the New York Yankees minor league team, the Newark Bears, in 1946.
Berra is well known for his quotes, often called Yogi-isms.
www.state.nj.us /hangout_nj/200312_yogi_berra_p1.html   (305 words)

  
 "YOGI BERRA"
Most prominent among them is Yogi Berra -- and he too is bursting with laughter, though the tears that spill from his eyes aren't necessarily for the fun of it.
YOGI: Since this is the most important day of my life I want to get it right, so I'm going to read it...
Yogi is seated talking with Bob Scheffing CAPTION: After a 3-2 lead in the series, Mets fail to take either game six or seven.
www.writersconference.com /crew/yogi.html   (6296 words)

  
 Yogi Berra | BaseballLibrary.com
Berra American League records for home runs hit while playing catcher with his 30 home runs in both 1952 and 1956 and his 306 lifetime (these were later broken by Carlton Fisk).
Berra was one of the greatest clutch hitters of all time, "the toughest man in the league in the last three innings," according to Paul Richards, a rival manager.
The bad news is delivered to Yogi by pitching coach Clyde King, and a furious Berra vows to never set foot in Yankee Stadium as long as George Steinbrenner is the owner.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/B/Berra_Yogi.stm   (3275 words)

  
 Yogi Berra Sayings and Quotations
Berra is also famous for his tendency to malapropism and fracturing the English language in provocative, interesting ways.
Yogi can't even escape creating a Yogi-ism in his disclaimer for not creating all of the Yogi-isms.
Yogi said it regarding a restaurant that had become very popular.
www.retrogalaxy.com /sports/yogi-berra.asp   (940 words)

  
 The Wisdom Of Yogi-isms, Did He Really Say That? - CBS News
The fork in the road Yogi was talking about is near Berra's home in Montclair, N. J., and both roads lead to his home.
He says Yogi was a superb athlete and a boy of few words, anything but the neighborhood comedian.
With his new fame as a master wordsmith, one could lose sight of the fact that Berra was one of the greatest ball players of all time.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2002/03/06/60II/main503120.shtml   (1248 words)

  
 Yogi Berra - Picture - MSN Encarta
Catcher Yogi Berra used his strong defensive play and solid batting skills to help the New York Yankees capture 14 American League (AL) pennants from 1949 through 1965.
Berra was named AL most valuable player on three occasions (1951, 1954, and 1955) and was named to 15 consecutive All-Star teams.
His career statistics include 358 home runs and 1,430 runs batted in.
encarta.msn.com /media_461539761/Yogi_Berra.html   (62 words)

  
 Player Profile: Yogi Berra
His World Series record is unmatched by any other player, as he holds the Series records for most games, at bats, hits and doubles, and is high on the list in several other categories.
In addition to his great skills as a player, Yogi has long been one of the game's most recognizable personalities.
Taken together, Yogi Berra is likely to stand the test of time as one of baseball's most important and widely known players.
www.diamondfans.com /profile-berray.html   (222 words)

  
 The 2006 Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center Celebrity Golf Classic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The friends of Yogi founded the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in 1998 to educate and inspire all people, especially children, with culturally diverse, inclusive sports-based educational programming.
Yogi and Yankee All-Star Pitcher Whitey Ford are just two of the 50 celebrities from sports and entertainment who will tee it up at this year's big golf event.
Carmen Berra, Yogi's wife of more than 50 years, has been instrumental in furthering the Museum's causes.
www.yogiberramuseumgolfclassic.org /photoAlbum1.shtml   (161 words)

  
 Yogi Berra
Yogi Berra Autographed Yogi with Babe Ruth 16 x 20 Unframed Black & White Photograph
This is a photograph autographed by MLB star Yogi Berra (New York Yankees).
It is EXTREMELY RARE that Yogi Berra adds the inscription HOF 72 and the number of jerseys like this one are very limited.
www.coachinglegend.com /yogi-berra.htm   (312 words)

  
 Yogi Berra Quotes
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present an unprecedented collection of baseball related quotations spoken by Yogi Berra and about Yogi Berra.
Yogi Berra was named to American League All-Star teams during fifteen consecutive seasons.
Did you know that Yogi Berra was one of the few catchers ever awarded the Most Valuable Player Award and he won it three times — 1951, 1954 and 1955.
www.baseball-almanac.com /quotes/quoberra.shtml   (682 words)

  
 ►► Yogi Berra Photos
Known as much for his catching abilities as his "Yogi-isms," Yogi Berra played on 10 World Series championship teams and appeared in 14 World Series with the New York Yankees.
Berra was selected to the All-Star team every year from 1948 to 1962 and was a three-time American League MVP.
Yogi Berra is seen with the "Sultan of Swat", Babe Ruth, in this memorable photograph.
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 Quotes By Yogi Berra - Yogi-isms
Yogi is perhaps one of the most quoted personalities of our time.
The Yogi Book is the definitive collection of Yogi-isms, from "it ain't over till it's over" to " You can observe a lot by watching".
Yogi also explains where and when these were said.
www.yogiberra.com /yogi-isms.html   (348 words)

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