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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

AN 'AMERICAN HERO': Yogi Berra, beloved Hall-of-Fame Yankee catcher dead at 90 #HNNSports

It’s over.

For the millions of friends and fans of Yogi Berra, beloved American icon, Hall-of-Fame Yankee catcher and unintentional world philosopher, these are the saddest of possible words: It’s over.

Berra, who played on a record 10 Yankee world championship teams and 14 All-Star teams, won three American League Most Valuable Player awards, had two terms as Yankee manager and one with the Mets and coined dozens of goofy-sounding but aptly true sayings termed “Yogi-isms” such as “When you come to the fork in the road, take it” and “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over," died Tuesday. He was 90.

"We are deeply saddened by the loss of a Yankees legend and American hero, Yogi Berra," the Yankees tweetedearly Wednesday morning. Just four months earlier,Berra had celebrated his 90th birthday.

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