According to Yogi Berra, baseball “is ninety percent mental, and the other half is physical.” While Berra might not be a mathematical scholar, he was an extremely charismatic baseball player who was always willing to speak his mind, which is just one reason why he is adored today by fans and collectors alike.

Though Berra liked to say that, “half the lies they tell about me aren’t true,” there is no questioning that Berra has been liberal about signing autographs, and thus they are not particularly valuable. They are, however, staples for collectors of New York Yankees memorabilia. His baseball cards, in contrast, are not as easy to come by.

His wit aside, Berra was also a star on the field. He rarely endured slumps, and if you asked him about a period of poor hitting, he would tell you so: “Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.” Berra won ten World Series championships as a player (plus three more as a coach), went to 18 All-Star games, and won three Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.

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Yogi Berra Museum to Screen 'Henry and Me', December 5th

A special screening of the film will take place at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.. Families can view the special screenings with regular Museum admission. The story centers around Jack, an 11 year...Read more

What does Mike Piazza hope to have in common with Joe DiMaggio and Yogi ..., December 2nd

Ever mindful of his roots, he looks to Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra — players who also could not make the hall on their first tries. For Berra, a three-time MVP, it took two years to be enshrined. For DiMaggio, an All-Star in each of his 13 seasons, it...Read more

Valuable memorabilia robbed from Yogi Berra Museum
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Priceless items have been stolen from the Yogi Berra Museum — which houses the Hall of Famer's World Series rings — and the Yankee legend is devastated over the heist, sources told The Post. Authorities believe the “professional” burglars broke in...Read more