Skip to comments.Berra Bash With Ex-Yanks
Posted on 05/15/2013 1:54:24 PM PDT by nickcarraway
Yankee greats David Cone, Ron Guidry and Rich Goose Gossagehelped Yogi Berra the catcher whose infamously quirky quips included the gem, The future aint what it used to be celebrate his 88th birthday Monday.
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Hey Yogi, happy birthday.
I would have loved just to be able to sit there and listen in. After all, “I never said most of the things I said.”
Yogi - the best description I ever heard of him (I am a Mets fan) - The only guy who can command a standing ovation in The Bronx (NYY) and Queens (NYM). Thank you.
Hmmm, how about Casey Stengel and maybe David Cone.
Yogi Berra Quotes:
I had the pleasure of spending time with Yogi, his wife, and his granddaughter last fall. He was very funny, down to earth, and sharp. American icon no doubt.
If Casey were still alive, I would say “Yes, indeed”.
Cone ? Perhaps, you raise a good point -I guess the ony way we can be sure is if he made the appearance, in both places.
The Yankees have always had the best teams money could buy, but Yogi Berra is priceless.
Don’t see Whitey’s name on the list. Hope he’s okay.
I wonder if Don Zimmer was there.
I don't know if they were men or women fans running naked across the field - they had bags over their heads ...
He wrote a terrific book titled “When You Come To A Fork In The Road, Take It!”. A very quick read that’s written in Yogi’s inimitable style. I highly recommend it.
Nobody reads that Yogi Berra book anymore. It’s too popular.
For those unfamiliar with Yogi-isms, that's a takeoff on one of his famous statements about a particular restaurant:
Nobody goes there, it's too crowded.
My favorite Yogi story was at the pizza parlor:
The waitress asked, “Would you like your pizza cut into four pieces or eight?”
“Better make it four,” Yogi said. “I don’t think I could eat eight.”