Yogi passes

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September 23rd, 2015, 5:57 pm #1

A sad day for fans, and seriously, who could not be a fan of Yogi?
Surprisingly fine tribute to a great human being and, yes indeed, the greatest catcher of all time, here:
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-extraor ... 1443031345

Another good one here:
http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/23/opinions/ ... index.html

Nice video hilites and a good interview with veteran sportswriter Bill Madden here:
http://nyyfans.com/yankees/watch-rememb ... ogi-berra/

The statistical record here:
http://www.baseball-reference.com/playe ... yo01.shtml
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September 26th, 2015, 9:16 pm #2

A sad day, indeed.

My grandfather took me to my first Yankees game when I was a kid during the magical summer of 1961.
I can still see Yogi parking one in the right field seats to lead the Bronx Bombers over the expansion Los Angeles Angels.

Priceless memories ... and I still have the pair of tickets from that hot August night.
Dave
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