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Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Passes Away at 90

New York Yankees LogoYogi 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, died on Tuesday.  He was 90.  Read more here.  Visit the Yogi Berra Museum here.

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Memorabilia Stolen from Yogi Berra Museum

Yogi Berra MuseumThieves broke into the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, swiping several priceless pieces of memorabilia belonging to the Hall of Famer.  The perpetrators entered the museum through the adjoining Yogi Berra Stadium in Little Falls (NJ), home of the indy pro New Jersey Jackals (Can-Am League).  Read more here and here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

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Yogi Berra Gets a Street

New York Yankees LogoThe city of Montclair (NJ) has honored Hall of Famer Yogi Berra with his own street…sort of.  A sign reading Yogi Berra Way has been added to Edgewood Terrace, which is an honorary rather than legal name change for the street.  Read more hereView a photo of street sign here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

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Celebrating Yogi’s 87th Birthday

The New York Yankees and fans celebrated Yogi Berra‘s 87th birthday on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.  The Hall of Famer was driven around the field in a golf cart before stopping at home plate, where he was honored with a cake and the crowd’s touching rendition of “Happy Birthday.”  Read more hereView a fan video here.

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Historic Yogi Berra Jersey to be Displayed at Museum Near Jackals’ Ballpark

Thanks to Richard Angrist, the 1956 Yogi Berra jersey he bought last year for $600,000 will be loaned to the newly renovated Yogi Berra Museum adjacent to Yogi Berra Stadium, home of the Can-Am League’s New Jersey Jackals, where it will be displayed for a year.  Read more and view photo here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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