Lawrence Peter Berra
Positions: Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: May 12, 1925 in St. Louis, MO
Signed by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1943. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 22, 1946 (Age 21.133, 7,926th in MLB history) vs. PHA 4 AB, 2 H, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1947 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Mets 1946-1965
Last Game: May 9, 1965 (Age 39.362) vs. MLN 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1972 (339/396 ballots).
View Yogi Berra Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: September 22, 2015 in West Caldwell, NJ
Buried: Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ
Relatives: Father of Dale Berra
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