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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John McGrath: Can a platoon by any other name smell as sweet for Mariners?
The Olympian, March 3rd

Stengel could be as unintentionally hilarious as Yogi Berra, his Hall-of-Fame catcher. “Never make predictions, especially about the future,” the “Old Perfesser” once said. He also said: “There comes a time in every man's life, and I've had a plenty of...Read more

Firm helping ECISD refine goals
Odessa American, March 3rd

“As Yogi Berra said, if you don't know where you're going, you're going to wind up someplace else,” Mincberg said. The self-appraisal covered everything from the board's student expectations and its relationship with the superintendent to trustees' ...Read more

Keidel: Rivera Should Be At The Top Of All Lists When Pondering Gotham's Greats
CBS Local, March 3rd

If it were, then Yogi Berra's 13 rings (as a coach, player and manager) would trump the entire field. But in the nouveaux enclave of the bullpen, no one preserved more wins than Rivera. And the closer saved his best for October, his high deeds under...Read more

New York Yankees are running low on available jersey numbers
FanSided, March 3rd

Even those unoccupied numbers have some history behind them though, with 38 being worn by Yogi Berra in his second season with the team before he switched to the No. 8 that sits among the team's other retired numbers. Meanwhile, 57 seems to be a bit ...Read more

M. Stanton Evans, RIP
Power Line (blog), March 3rd

Working and breathing around Stan was a valuable graduate education through a method best described by a Yogi Berra aphorism that could easily have come from Stan: You can observe a lot just by watching. In addition to hands-on training in the craft of ...Read more

Montclair Times guest editorial: 'Time to finally honor Buzz Aldrin and Yogi ..., February 10th

Something we all know but don't often think about: We are lucky enough to have two of the most famous men in the entire history of the United States - Buzz Aldrin and Yogi Berra - associated with our town. Neither has been properly honored by Montclair...Read more

MLB's All-Time Roster: Catcher, February 10th

However, Max and yours truly agree that Yogi Berra of the New York Yankees is the greatest catcher of all time. Here is why Berra is the greatest and earns the sopt on this roster. Yogi Berra played in 2,120 games over the course of his 19-year career...Read more

Yogi Berra creates own Yogi-ism on DeflateGate
New York Daily News, January 23rd

Charlie Neibergall/AP Yogi Berra keeps the quips coming. Yogi Berra, who gave the world such famous “Yogi-isms” as “It ain't over till it's over,” and “It's deja vu all over again,” weighed in on the Patriots' DeflateGate controversy on Friday...Read more