American baseball player Yogi Berra.

Yogi Berra

(1925 - 2015)

Born in the Italian district of St. Louis, Missouri, Yogi Berra was a left-handed hitting catcher for the New York Yankees, serving as their regular catcher from 1946 till 1963. He was named the American League’s Most Valuable Player in 1951, 1954, and 1955, and played in fourteen World Series, catching more series games than any other catcher. After his retirement in 1964, he went on to manage the Yankees in 1964, the New York Mets from 1972 to 1975, and the Yankees again in 1984 and 1985.

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