Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra

Original Name Lawrence Peter Berra
Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 22 Sep 2015 (aged 90)
West Caldwell, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Sec-49 Blk-A Tr-J Gr-18 1A
Memorial ID 152685056 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Baseball Player, Manager, and Coach. Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. He was an all-star for 15 seasons and compiled a .285 batting average, hit 358 home runs, and drove in 1430 runs. He played for the N.Y. Yankees from 1946-1963 and the N.Y. Mets in 1965. He was a 13 time World Champion with the Yankees and a 3 time American League Most Valuable Player. He managed the Yankees in 1964 and from 1984 to 1985, and also managed the Mets from 1972 to 1975. Berra was also known for his colorful sayings such as "it ain't over til it's over," "when you come to a fork in the road, take it," and "90 percent of the game is half mental."

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  • Originally Created by: damannion
  • Added: 22 Sep 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 152685056
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yogi Berra (12 May 1925–22 Sep 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 152685056, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .