Baseball’s Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra – slugger (lifetime .285, 358 home runs, 1,430 RBIs), catcher, coach and manager, man of words and soft drink salesman – died Tuesday at the age of 90. He had played in more World Series games than anyone else, earned three Most Valuable Player awards, and played to 10 World Series wins.
“Postscript: Yogi Berra, 1925-2015,” Roger Angell, The New Yorker
“Yogi Berra, American philosopher,” Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post
“The Most Joyous Yogi Berra Hugs in Baseball History,” Lauren Hansen, The Week
“For Yoo-Hoo and Yogi, It’s Deja Vu All Over Again,” Richard Sandomir, New York Times
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