Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Passed Away

Legendary baseball catcher Yogi Berra has passed away at the age of 90, 69 years to the day of his first Major League Baseball game.
Berra became famous on the diamond, but his fame spread to television commercials thanks to his clever wit and his famous quotes.
Barry Lyons, Biloxi native and a MLB catcher himself, remembers Berra when he played for him on the Houston Astros. He tells News 25 Berra was an amazing player and just as much of an amazing person off of the field. “I had the pleasure of meeting Yogi personally and playing under him with the Houston Astros towards the end of my career. I just pray he’s resting peacefully and sharing his yogi-isms with everyone in Heaven.”
Lyons also said he knew Berra and his wife, Carmen, were close and when she passed last year he did not expect Yogi to live much longer.

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