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Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra

 
 
Yogi Berra Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Erik Lander, July 9, 2005
1. Yogi Berra Marker
Inscription.  1946 - 1963
Yankee manager 1964, 1984 - 1985
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972
"It ain't over 'til it's over"
Three time MVP 1951-54-55
Selected to A.L. All-Star Game 15 consecutive years Hit most Home Runs by a Yankee catcher Outstanding clutch hitter and World Series performer leading the Yankees to 14 pennants and 10 world championships
A legendary Yankee
Erected by the New York Yankees August 21, 1988
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 40° 49.785′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of 161st St. and River Ave. on 161st St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (here, next to this marker); Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing (here, next to this marker); Thurman Munson (here, next to this marker); Ron Guidry (here, next to this marker);
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Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker); Mel Allen (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
More about this marker. Located in Monument Park in Yankee Stadium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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May. 20, 2022