Yogi Berra was known as one of the best catcher in the history of baseball. He won 10 World Series ring during his 18 seasons with the New York Yankees. During one of the World Series game, he caught Don Larsen's only World Series no hitter to date.…more
He caught a whole 22-inning game, 7.5 hours, against the Tigers.
He has a museum named after him.
Yogi got married in 1949, and had three children. His son Dale played shortstop on the Pirates.
In 1999, he was placed number 40 out of 100 in a magazine's list of the top 100 greatest players of all-time.
He appeared in an Aflac commercial.
He has a son named Tim. He played football for the Jets.
From 1986 to 1989, Berra coached the Houston Astros.
He played in the minor leagues for the Newark Bears before becoming a major leaguer.
He was in the U.S. Navy during World War 1.
He grew up in a small Italian town called "The Hill".
He played for the Yankees during five straight World Series wins. (1949-1953)
In his first at-bat in the Major Leagues, he got a home run.
He has a cartoon character named after him named Yogi Bear.
In February 2005, Berra sued Turner Brodcasting for an ad for Sex and the City using his name that he felt was racy.
His number is retired from the Yankees--#8.,
He worked in a Yoo Hoo factory and owned a Bowling Aly during the off-season.
He won 10 World Series and appeared in 14, most ever by any player.
After he retired (after being fired) he swore never to go back to Yankee Stadium. He finally went back in 1999.
He was the first player to ever win two consecutive MVP awards.
He was a coach for the Mets and was manager for the Yankees.
He was a catcher and he used to have conversations with the hitter. Not to distract the hitter, but just to be friendly.
He is in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
He won three MVP awards.
He signed with the Yankees in 1942.
He didn't fully learn how to speak. He knew what he wanted to say, it just didn't come out right. They called his language "Yogism."
Yogi: Pair up threes.
Yogi: I don't know if it's good for baseball, but it sure beats the hell out of rooming with Phil Rizzuto.
Yogi: A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.
Yogi: No one goes there anymore, it's too crowded.
Yogi: It ain't over 'till it's over.
Yogi: I need a glove for my hand.
Yogi: The future ain't what it used to be.
Yogi Berra: I really didn't say everything I said.