Death of Yogi Berra

May 12, 1925 - September 22, 2015
Montclair, New Jersey | Age 90

Legendary New York Yankees catcher
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Baseball great Yogi Berra died Tuesday of natural causes. He was 90.

Berra was a New York baseball stalwart, playing for the Yankees for most of his career and the Mets for a single year, then later coaching and managing both teams. But he was born May 12, 1925, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Italian immigrants.

Signing with the Yankees in 1946, Berra joined a team that was recovering from losing some of its best players to World War II – Berra himself had served in the...

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