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Yogi Berra

Berra with the New York Yankees in 1953
Catcher / Outfielder / Manager
Born: (1925-05-12)May 12, 1925
St. Louis, Missouri
Died: September 22, 2015(2015-09-22) (aged 90)
West Caldwell, New Jersey
Batted: Left Threw: Right

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
We made too many wrong mistakes.
Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
I liked George Weiss when he was with the Yankees. He loved the Old Timers’ Day. He loved it. And he invited all these people to come, all these players to come.
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In baseball, you don't know nothing.
I liked St. Louis, when they were in the American League, because that was going home. I had all my family and friends there.
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I'm glad I was in the Navy.
I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.
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All pitchers are liars or crybabies.
Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.
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Pair up in threes.
When you arrive at a fork in the road, take it.
I always thought that record would stand until it was broken.
It gets late early out there.
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.
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Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.
I never figured I'd go into the Hall of Fame. A kid from the Hill.
If you ask me anything I don't know, I'm not going to answer.
You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.
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If people don’t want to come out to the ball park, nobody’s gonna stop ’em.
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I don't mean to be funny.
If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
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If you get a guy that can play a couple positions, it helps you out a real lot.
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A lot of guys go, ‘Hey, Yog, say a Yogi-ism.’ I tell ’em, ‘I don’t know any.’ They want me to make one up. I don’t make ’em up. I don’t even know when I say it. They’re the truth. And it is the truth. I don’t know.
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It's like deja-vu, all over again.
You can observe a lot by watching.
Slump? I ain't in no slump... I just ain't hitting.
I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.
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You should always go to other people’s funerals; otherwise, they won’t come to yours.
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If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be.
I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.
I always got nervous the nights we played in the World Series. First pitch, I was nervous. Then after that, forget it; I’d start playing.
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It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
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Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.
I don't like seeing myself on television. I don't like it.
If I didn’t make it in baseball, I won’t have made it workin’. I didn’t like to work.
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Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.
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So I'm ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face.
I’m a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.
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It's fun; baseball's fun.
I guess I've got a smart wife.
It's pretty far, but it doesn't seem like it.
How can you think and hit at the same time?
I never said half the things I said.
If the people don’t want to come out to the ballpark, nobody’s going to stop them.
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The future ain't what it used to be.
He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.
We have deep depth.
If you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Even Napoleon had his Watergate.
I never said most of the things I said.
The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
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I enjoy now doing what I do… playing golf, relaxing a little, enjoying life.
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I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house.
Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded.
I tell the kids, somebody’s gotta win, somebody’s gotta lose. Just don’t fight about it. Just try to get better.
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You can observe a lot by just watching.
The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.
I don’t blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to ’em? More power to ’em.
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Almost every Monday I have a charity thing. I like that. I do.
If people don’t want to come to the ballpark, how are you going to stop them?
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I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?
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You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.
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There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ’em.
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I didn't know much about golf growing up.
I was in the invasion of Normandy in southern France.
You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.
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I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.
I’m lucky. Usually you’re dead to get your own museum, but I’m still alive to see mine.
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A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.
It ain't the heat, it's the humility.
Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren’t allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training.
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It ain't over till it's over.