8 Facts About Yogi Berra

1. In 2009, Yogi Berra appeared in the documentary film A Time for Champions, recounting his childhood memories of soccer in his native St Louis.

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2. In 2008, Yogi Berra was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

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3. At the 2008 All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium, Yogi Berra had the honor of being the last of the 49 Hall of Famers in attendance to be announced.

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4. In 1998, Yogi Berra appeared at No 40 on The Sporting News list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players, and fan balloting elected him to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team.

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5. In 1972, Yogi Berra was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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6. At age 37 in June 1962, Yogi Berra showed his superb physical endurance by catching an entire 22-inning, seven-hour game against the Detroit Tigers.

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7. One of the most notable games of Yogi Berra's playing career came when he caught Don Larsen's perfect game in the 1956 World Series, the first of only two no-hitters ever thrown in MLB postseason play.

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8. In Game 3 of the 1947 World Series, Yogi Berra hit the first pinch-hit home run in World Series history, off Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca.

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