"― Baseball will be back, hopefully sooner rather than later, reminding Americans … It will fit nicely on any Yankees fan's bookshelf.
That's what Branch Rickey told him, too-right to Berra's face, in fact.
Start your review of Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask May 08, 2020 Craig rated it really liked it I won a copy of this biography from a Goodreads giveaway and would like to thank them and the publisher for their Herculean efforts in getting it to me in these crazy-Covid times. YOGI is a terrific reminder of baseball’s golden era, with a cast of players that included Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Stan Musial, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford and dozens of others.
Yogi: A Life Behind the Mask lives up to a Herculean task, offering a fresh look at a player ubiquitous in American culture.
The definitive biography of the most quotable player in baseball history: New York Yankees icon Yogi Berra, winner of thirteen World Series championships.Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is at once one of America's best-loved and least known heroes. The definitive biography of Yogi Berra, the New York Yankees icon, winner of 10 World Series championships, and the most-quoted player in baseball history Lawrence "Yogi" Berra was never supposed to become a major league ballplayer. "― It will fit nicely on any Yankees fan's bookshelf.
That's what his immigrant father told him.