Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra

Eternal Yankee

Book - 2009
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In this revelatory biography, Allen Barra presents Yogi's remarkable life as never seen before, from his childhood in "Dago Hill," the Italian-American neighborhood in St. Louis, to his leading role on the 1949-53 Yankees, the only team to win five consecutive World Series, to the travails of the '64 pennant race, through his epic battles and final peace with George Steinbrenner. Features one hundred photos and countless "Yogi-isms."
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393062335
0393062333
Branch Call Number: B BERRA
Characteristics: xxxvii, 451 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm

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Jul 15, 2014

If you love baseball you have to read this book. Yogi is an icon unto himself and the book is beautifully written to capture the pure essence of his greatness on the ball diamond.
One of the best baseball books I have read!!

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rimikikki
Jun 27, 2010

Oh yes! I loved book. There good writing!!! I suggest to you read!

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Aug 16, 2009

In this comprehensive and incredibly engaging biography each of Berra's baseball highlights (10 American League Pennants, 8 World Series Championships and 3 Most Valuable Player awards) is meticulously described. From his childhood growing up in St Louis Missouri's Italian neighborhood to his postplayer roles as a manager and coach Barra covers it all and what we embrace throughout is a great athlete and a good guy.

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