Yankees fans who want to enjoy a Double-A game Friday night on Aug. 5 need to head to TD Bank Ballpark. The Somerset Patriots are holding Yogi Berra Day. The first thousand fans receive a Yogi Berra Bobblehead. Gates at 6:00. Around 6:40, a pre-game ceremony will have Berra family members including his sons Dale and Larry and his granddaughter Lind...

The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, will be honoring Major League Baseball legend the late Yogi Berra at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater on Friday night, Aug. 5. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a Yogi Berra bobblehead doll courtesy of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.

Yogi Berra took a lot of ribbing for his looks when he joined the New York Yankees in the 1940s. The Pinstripes were the premier organization in Major League Baseball, and their new backstop was told he was too ugly to be a Yankee. Yet he went on to an extraordinary career in MLB, first as a player and then as a manager, making quirky, and often in...

Next to his hall of fame career, New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra is best known for his humorous quotes and phrases. His most notable line, "It ain't over 'til it's over." But the All-Star catcher and St. Louis native is also a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II. He was aboard the USS Bayfield as it made its way into Utah Beach on J...

Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra is one of baseball’s greatest. He amassed ten World Series rings, 3 MVP awards and 18 All-Star Game appearances. He caught the only perfect game in World Series history. Yet for many his deserved stature was overshadowed by his simply being himself and being more recognized more for his unique personality, TV commercial...

If you’re a fellow New Jerseyan, you might have a story about local legend Yogi Berra. While we’ve been without him these past few years, his legacy continues to live on at the dynamic and intimate Yogi Berra Museum, located on the grounds of Montclair State University. Read on to learn more about this special spot, and plan your next visit. Lawren...

Saturday, December 11, 2021, 11am-12pm (in-person event at the Yogi Berra Museum on the Montclair State University campus – see location). Participants are welcome to continue to visit the Museum after the one-hour program  Introduced by: Dr. Teresa Fiore (Inserra Chair, Montclair State University) Tour led by: Jenny Pollack (Education Director, Yo...

Yogi Berra once said, "A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore." Well, neither are postage stamps. They cost 55 cents for a forever stamp, and that's the price for the Yogi Berra stamp issued Thursday by the U.S. Postal Service. The stamp honoring the New York Yankees Hall of Famer and the man of endless philosophical musings was dedicated during a cer...

Yogi Berra knew how to talk, that's for sure. Maybe it wasn't the kind of erudite speech Emily Post might recommend, but considering that every copy of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is half-filled with Yogi-isms (I'm guessing), he knew a thing or two about getting people to listen to him. He knew how to explain popular restaurants better tha...

Yogi Berra will soon be all over — your mail, that is. The New York Yankees great known for his funny malaprops will be featured on a new stamp this year, the U.S. Postal Service announced Friday, truly making him a man of letters. A 10-time World Series champion as a player and three-time AL MVP, Berra filled baseball’s record book along with “Bar...