Celebrating Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra

The remarkable life of a true hero, both on and off the field.

This article, written by Cindy Boren, appears on The Washington Post.

Why Yogi Berra Matters

Yogi Berra was such a fixture, his “Yogi-isms” so celebrated as part of the American vocabulary, that it does him a great disservice to place expressions like “it ain’t over til it’s over” at the top of his legacy.

Those were pure gold, but for younger generations they obscure the fact that Berra, who died Tuesday at the age of 90, lived an extraordinary life that ended, quietly and fittingly, on the 69th anniversary of his debut with the New York Yankees.

Read more at The Washington Post.

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