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.

Best of the Web (“Hall of Fame”)

Old Cardboard

Old Cardboard

Check out this well-organized collection of 500 sets of baseball cards, each over 50 years old. Browsable by type a… [read review or visit site]

The Baseball Card Blog

The Baseball Card Blog

Ben Henry's lively vintage baseball card blog, started in January 2006, offers hundreds of great posts on (and pict… [read review or visit site]

Cardboard Junkie

Cardboard Junkie

Dave Campbell's in-depth blog on old baseball (and some football) cards lives up to it's motto: 'do cards, not drug… [read review or visit site]

Baseball Cards 1887-1914

Baseball Cards 1887-1914

Roll up your socks for this Library of Congress collection showcasing hundreds of players on colorful early basebal… [read review or visit site]

Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame

A home run for baseball collectors, this site features special online exhibits, ranging from a baseball-uniforms da… [read review or visit site]

Other Great Reference Sites

Most watched eBay auctions    

Spectacular 1954 Red Man Tobacco Unopened Package With Yogi Berra Card..rare!!!!Yogi Berra 2007 Topps Sterling Quad Gu Jersey Prime Patch Autograph Auto # 1/12006 Topps Heritage Yogi Berra Real One Red Ink Auto 26/57 Bgs 9 Auto 10Yogi Berra 1952 Bowman #1 - New York Yankees - Spectacular!!! Sharp!!!Yankees Yogi Berra Signed Authentic 8x10 Photo W/ Babe Ruth Jsa Holo & Coa1950 Bowman #46 Yogi Berra Hof New York Yankees Psa 5 ExYankees Yogi Berra Authentic Signed Jersey Autographed Psa/dna Holo & CoaYogi Berra 1955 Topps #198 - Hi # - New York Yankees - Breathtaking!!! Sharp!!!1963 Topps Baseball Yogi Berra #340 Psa 7 Yankees Nm Hof 1948 Bowman #6 Yogi Berra Rookie Rc Hof New York Yankees Sgc 10 Poor 11948 Bowman #6 Yogi Berra Rookie Rc Hof New York Yankees Sgc 10 Poor 12007 Topps Triple Threads Yogi Berra Auto Jersey/pants #'d 18/18 Ny Yankees1948 Bowman #6 Yogi Berra Rookie Rc Hof New York Yankees Sgc 30 Good 2Yogi Berra Hof New York Yankees Signed 8x10 B&w Photo Jsa Coa Auto 1958 Topps #370 Yogi Berra Yankees Well Centered Nrmint-mint Set Break1948 Bowman #6 Yogi Berra Rookie Rc Hof New York Yankees Bvg 1.5Yogi Berra Single Signed Baseball Auto Jsa Coa New York Yankees Hof Yogi Berra New York Yankees Bobblehead Bobble Head Sga 7-27-13 1952 Bowman #1 Larry Yogi Berra Ny Yankees Hof Psa 7 Nm2005 Ud New York Yankees Yogi Berra/don Mattingly Dual Autographed Card 1957 Topps Yogi Berra #2 Yankee's Bvg 6.5 Ex-mt+Yogi Berra " Hof 1972 " Single Signed Baseball Auto Jsa Coa New York YankeesRare Original Vintage Yogi Berra Hartland From 1958 - 1963 - Ex.1962 Topps Baseball Yogi Berra #360 Psa 6 Yankees Hof Topps 1962 #360 €Yogi Berra Signed Authentic Mlb Jersey New York Yankees Psa Dna CoaYogi Berra Single Signed Baseball Auto Yankees Hof Jsa Loa *read BelowDon Larsen & Yogi Berra Dual Signed Baseball Auto Jsa Coa New York Yankees Hof1953 Bowman Color #44 W/ Mickey Mantle Yogi Berra Yankees Sgc 10 Poor 1New York Yankees Multi Signed Baseball 14 Auto 's W/ Yogi Berra & Don Larsen 1955 Bowman Yogi Berra #168 Vintage Baseball Card**poor!1960 Topps Baseball Yogi Berra #480 Psa 7 Yankees Nm HofYogi Berra Autographed Jersey Yankees Away Gray Majestic From Berra Museum Buy 1952 Topps #191 Yogi Berra New York Yankees Hof Bvg 1 Poor1952 Bowman Baseball Yogi Berra New York Yankees # 1Yogi Berra Yankees Signed Auto 8x10 Photo W/ Babe Ruth Steiner Sticker Only1958 Topps Break 370 Yogi Berra Yankees Psa 72005 Prime Cuts Timeline Signature Jersey Yogi Berra Autograph # 01/101954 Bowman Baseball-#161 Yogi Berra, Ny Yankees Hof, Sgc 60/5 ExMlb Cooperstown Series 1 Complete Set 6 Reggie Jackson Yogi Berra Ryan RobinsonYogi Berra 2005 Baseball Heroes Autograph #'d 80/99 Yankees Signed Auto1961 Topps Baseball Yogi Berra Mvp #472 Psa 7 Yankees Nm HofNew York Yankees Yogi Berra Lou Gehrig Collector Plates Derek Jeter Rookie Card1956 Topps #110 Yogi Berra Yankees (vg/ex) *4554541954 Bowman #161 Yogi Berra Yankees (vg/ex) *455342Jsa Mickey Mantle Reese Musial Yogi Berra 4 Signed 8x10 Photo Autograph Loa Auto1948 Bowman #6 Yogi Berra Rookie Rc Hof New York Yankees Bvg Authentic 1964 Topps Set Break # 21 - Yogi Berra Mg Nr-mint B271841957 Topps Baseball Card #2 Yogi Berra Vgex No Crease!!!!!!!!!!1961 Topps #425 Yogi Berra Yankees Ex+2007 Sweet Spot Classic Signatures Gold Stitch Blue Ink #yb Yogi Berra 08/151958 Topps #370 Yogi Berra Psa 7 NmYogi Berra Single Signed Baseball Auto Jsa Coa New York Yankees Hof Yogi Berra Autographed Rawlings American League Ro-a Baseball W/coa!Original 1950's Set Of (20) New York Yankees Team Issued Photos 6 X 9 Yogi Berra1963 Topps #340 Yogi Berra Yankees Hof Psa 7 Nm1953 Topps #104 Yogi Berra Yankees (gd) *4545001953 Bowman Color #44 Hank Bauer Yogi Berra Mickey Mantle Hof Yankees Isa 1Yogi Berra Hof 1953-55 Dormand - Very Good1961 Topps 425 Yogi Berra Excellent +

Recent News: Yogi Berra Memorabilia

Source: Google News

4 Lessons For Advisors From Yogi Berra
Business Insider, July 7th

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. 4 Lessons For Advisors From Yogi Berra (Vanguard). Turns out investors and advisors can glean a lot from baseball player Yogi...Read more

I prefer Yogi Berra over President Barack Obama
Arizona Republic, July 5th

I watched our president's "going it alone" speech last week about immigration. He blasted the Republicans heavily. When I consider that he has had made his primary "leadership" tactic one of disrespect and "divide and conquer," I find it truly amazing...Read more

Fourth of July Traditions Continue in Montclair, July 3rd

“The picnic is going to be bigger and better than ever before,” said Pat Brechka, Director of Recreation and Cultural Affairs. “There will also be a few surprises!” Later that night, a fireworks display will be held at Yogi Berra Stadium. Stadium gates...Read more

Frank Underwood, von Clausewitz, Rumsfeld and Yogi Berra
Huffington Post, July 2nd

On that subject, we must turn to yet another great military strategist, Yankees Manager Yogi Berra: "It's hard to make predictions, especially about the future." And that, Ladies and Gentlemen, is a lesson that our leaders need to take to heart. To...Read more

Yogi Berra caps celebration of Yankees' Old Timer's Day
New York Daily News, June 22nd

Corey Sipkin/New York Daily News Yogi Berra waves to the fans after receiving the biggest ovation of all the Yankees' old-timers. The pregame Old-Timer's Day celebration wasn't over until it was over, and it wasn't over until Yogi Berra made an appearance...Read more

Trout shares Yogi's mantra, June 20th

ANAHEIM -- He was a Derek Jeter fan growing up in Millville, N.J., but Angels superstar Mike Trout is in complete agreement with the philosophy of another Yankees legend, Yogi Berra, when it comes to hitting. "If you're up there thinking, you're going...Read more

Yogi Berra, D-Day vet, honored on 70th anniversary
Waterbury Republican American, June 19th

Yogi Berra, D-Day vet, honored on 70th anniversary. LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (AP) — Seventy years ago, a 19-year-old from St. Louis was on a small attack boat launching rockets at the Germans during the Allied invasion of Normandy. Lawrence Peter Berra, a ...Read more

Yogi Berra was right: It ain't over til it's over, so follow that dream
The Grand Rapids Press -, June 15th

After three weeks living the good life traveling abroad, a friend asked me a simple question: What did you learn that you'll remember? Here's are my answers - in no particular order. Lesson 1: Every beginning has an end, but it's never the one you picture...Read more