Yogi Berra Dies at 90
By BRUCE WEBER
SEPT. 23, 2015
Yogi Berra, one of baseball’s greatest catchers and characters, who as a player was a mainstay of 10 Yankee championship teams and as a manager led both the Yankees and Mets to the World Series — but who may be more widely known as an ungainly but lovable cultural figure, inspiring a cartoon character and issuing a seemingly limitless supply of unwittingly witty epigrams known as Yogi-isms — died on Tuesday. He was 90.
His death was reported by the Yankees and by the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, N.J. Before moving to an assisted living facility in nearby West Caldwell, in 2012, Berra had lived for many years in neighboring Montclair... the rest image
Yogi Berra's most famous quotes: The wit and wisdom of the late Yankees legend At a charity event at a Staten Island golf course years ago, a reporter engaged Yogi Berra in a conversation about his Yankees, who had just lost a mid-summer series to the then-cellar-dwelling Kansas City Royals.
He was trying to note how the Yankees were able to beat teams with good records but didn't fare well against others with poor records. And then it happened:
"The lousy teams are good this year," Berra said in a true Yogi-ism.
nobody's going to stop them"