Yogi Berra

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  1. Rolfe

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    Berra, Yankees Hall of Fame Catcher With a One-of-a-Kind Wit, Dies at 90

    Yogi Berra, one of baseball’s greatest catchers and characters, who as a player was a mainstay of 10 Yankee championship teams and as a manager led both the Yankees and Mets to the World Series — but who may be more widely known as an ungainly but lovable cultural figure, inspiring a cartoon character and issuing a seemingly limitless supply of unwittingly witty epigrams known as Yogi-isms — died on Tuesday. He was 90.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/24/s...dies-at-90-yankees-baseball-catcher.html?_r=0

    End of an era.
     
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    What a loss but now he is with his maker. Yogi Berra was simply awesome all-around, great player, great spokesman, great coach, great person. He claims he didn't say all that:

    http://ftw.usatoday.com/2015/09/the-50-greatest-yogi-berra-quotes

    but he certainly had a way with words and even had a cartoon character named after him.
     
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    Which he did not get credit for. Hanna Barbara simply said it was a coincidence that their major character,Yogi Bear was similiar to Yogi Berra's name.
     
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    He sued HB and won. As a Gunner's Mate, he served on the Attack Transport Ship the USS Bayfield.
    The Bayfield landed troops at Utah Beach for D-Day, Southern France, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa,
     
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    This morning after I heard the news I told my wife that Yogi Berra had died. She ask me, " Is this a bear or a person" ?
     
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    It ain't over till it's over. But now it's over.
     
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    or is it????
     
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    That depends on what "it" is.I've always thought "it" was something seen or heard. What is "it" to you?
     
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    No, he did not win. He tried to sue, but dropped the suit with HB.
     
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    Mrs Salty said "oh, you mean the guy who did his voice"
     
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    Yogi Berra sure came up with some memorable one-liner "Yogi - isms," didn't he!!

    If you look up Yogi Berra in Wikipedia, you'll find some of his more classic "Yogi - isms."
     

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