NEW YORK (AP) — Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher renowned as much for his dizzying malapropisms as his record 10 World Series championships with the New York Yankees, has died. He was 90.
Berra died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in New Jersey, according to Dave Kaplan, the director of the Yogi Berra Museum.READ MORE: Atlanta-Area Labor Union, Lawmakers Rally On National Day Of Action On Unemployment
Short, squat and with a homely mug, Berra was a legendary Yankee who helped the team reach 14 World Series during his 18 seasons in the Bronx.READ MORE: DOH-Pinellas Partners With Not My Son To Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations and Food Vouchers
Berra played in more World Series games than any other major leaguer, and was a three-time American League Most Valuable Player.MORE NEWS: Pasco County Drug Dealer Sentenced to Life Imprisonment
But his name appears almost as often in Bartlett’s Famous Quotations as it does in baseball’s record book.
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