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Yogi: The Life & Times of an American Original

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A major authoritative biography of one of the greatest catchers in the history of the game—and the greatest living New York Yankee—presents Yogi Berra as he has never been seen before. Sifted from more than 4,000 newspaper and magazine articles, interviews, papers, and hundreds of memoirs and biographies, this compilation examines one of the most competitive players of his ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Triumph Books (first published January 1st 2008)
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Eli
Oct 20, 2013 Eli rated it really liked it
Learned quite a bit about Yogi's early years that I never knew, especially more about his relationship with Joe Garagiola. A fun read for baseball fans of a certain age (especially if they were Yankee fans as a kid)
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Oct 05, 2012 carl theaker rated it liked it
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Baseball stars such as Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Joe Dimaggio
and Yogi Berra have each inspired a dozen, or two, biographies.
Yogi's story does not have the tabloid appeal of wild, carousers
like Ruth and Mantle, or the "wrapped to tight" celebrity of
a Dimaggio, so there there are no scandals to dig into, no
dalliances or marriages to movie stars or fortunes lost.

Author DeVito tells a straightforward story about a
straightforward kind of guy who grew up in the immigrant
neighborhood of 1920 A
...more
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If you come to a fork in the road, take it. Classic Yogi and a real joy to read.
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Great book about one of the most beloved Yankee Greats of all time.
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