Yogi, 1925 — 2015

Yogi, 1925 -- 2015
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 salesmandied 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.

While Yogi was inducted into Cooperstown’s Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972, he was originally from St. Louis, and he’s in that city’s Hall of Fame, too.

More:

“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

Related:

“For Yoo-Hoo and Yogi, It’s Deja Vu All Over Again,” Richard Sandomir, New York Times

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