The WSJ writes, “Yogi Berra was among baseball’s greatest catchers, but his career was overshadowed by the more enduring fame that came from simply being Yogi Berra: the polite 8th-grade dropout whose contributions to American English rivaled Mark Twain’s.
Mr. Berra, who died Tuesday at the age of 90, played for the New York Yankees in the period after World War II when that franchise dominated American sports. His career bridged the Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle eras” […] Read more here.
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