Yogi Berra was born on May 12th 1925. His parents Pietro and Paolina Berra immigrated from Italy to St. Louis in an Italian neighborhood called the Hill and he had 3 brothers and a sister.
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Yogi entered his MLB career in 1946 as a catcher for the New York Yankees, he was a hitter that would hit the ball hard anywhere in the strike zone and in the 50's his career took off with getting 3 MVP titles and 18 allstar appearances .
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Since Yogi worked very well with his pitchers he led Don Larson to a perfect game on game 5 of the 1956 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers. This game led the team to winning a world series.
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In 1963 Yogi Berra became manager of the NY Yankees, he led the Yankees to a World Series in 1964 , but then was fired right after. He then led the Mets to a World Series but then was released in 1975
Yogi received his Hall of Fame of fame title in 1972. He won 10 world series overall which is more than any other baseball player who played the game. He had a 2.85 batting average and an astonishing 1,430 runs batted in.
Yogi then received his own museum in 1998 . The museum contains things that he was earned and received during the majority of his baseball career. For Example, there is the catching gear he used during game 5 of the 1956 World Series when Don Larson threw a perfect game it also contains his baseball cards, trophies , and world series rings.