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American Baseball Player - Lawrence Peter Berra (More commonly known as Yogi Berra)
born : Lawrence Peter Berra, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America 1925, May 12
famous for : Being a former New York Yankees baseball player in Major League Baseball, being a team manager, and for his witty one liners and quotes also called Yogiisms.
lives: USA.


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Yogi Berra was born "Lawrence Peter Berra"
on the 12th of May, 1925 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is most famous for career as a player in Major League Baseball and for his witty one liners and sayings, also known as yogi-isms.

Lawrence received his now famous nickname from his friend Bobby Hofman who said he looked like an Indian holy man while waiting to bat while playing baseball. The name stuck and he is known by most people as Yogi Berra. It is also said the Yogi Bear cartoon character created by Hanna-Barbera was named after Berra, but the creator has denied the connection.

Books published by Yogi Berra include..
Yogi: It Ain't Over - 1989
The Yogi Book: 'I Really Didn't Say Everything I Said' - 1998
When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It! Inspiration and Wisdom from One of Baseball's Greatest Heroes - 2001
What Time Is It? You Mean Now?: Advice for Life from the Zennest Master of Them All - 2002
Ten Rings: My Championship Seasons - 2003


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