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ⓘ Yogi Berra. Lawrence Peter Yogi Berra was an American baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire career for the Major League Baseball tea ..




Yogi Berra
                                     

ⓘ Yogi Berra

Lawrence Peter Yogi Berra was an American baseball catcher, manager, and coach. He played almost his entire career for the Major League Baseball team New York Yankees. He played for the New York Mets in 1965, and also coached the team. He won a record 13 World Series, as a player and coach.

He is said to be one of the best catchers in baseball history. He was added to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. He was well known for his quotes, including "It aint over til its over." Berra sued Hanna-Barbera for defamation over the character Yogi Bear, but later withdrew the lawsuit.

Berra was born in St. Louis, Missouri. His parents were Italian immigrants. He married his wife Carmen on January 26, 1949. They had three sons, including Dale Berra. Carmen died from a stroke on March 6, 2014. She was 88 years old.

Berra died from natural causes on September 22, 2015 in Montclair, New Jersey, aged 90. His remains were cremated and later buried at a cemetery in New Jersey.

                                     
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