- Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra was an American professional baseball catcher, manager, and coach who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball
|Born:||12 May 1925 Comment |
|When did Yogi Berra die? / Died||22 September 2015|
|How many years did Yogi Berra live? / Lived||90 years|
Yogi Berra facts
- He was an 18-time All-Star and 10-time World Series champion as a player
- Berra had a career batting average of
- 285, while compiling 358 home runs and 1,430 runs batted in
- He is one of only five players to win the American League Most Valuable Player Award three times
- He is widely regarded as one of the greatest catchers in baseball history, and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972
- Berra was a native of St
- Louis, and signed with the Yankees in 1943 before serving in the U
- Navy in World War II
- He made his major-league debut at age 21 in 1946 and was a mainstay in the Yankees' lineup during the team's championship years beginning in 1949 and continuing thru 1962
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