NEW YORK (AP) — Fans packed Yankee Stadium and red, white and blue bunting was out on a sun-splashed afternoon, just like opening days before the pandemic.
Shadows had crawled across the infield by the time Josh Donaldson capped his New York debut with a performance reminiscent of the Yankees of old — their first walk-off win on opening day since Yogi Berra charged across the plate on Andy Carey's single to beat the Washington Senators in 1957.
NEW YORK (AP) — Traded to New York by Cincinnati in November 1992, Paul O'Neill walked out to Monument Park at old Yankee Stadium.
“The first thing you look is for Babe Ruth and then you see Lou Gehrig,” O'Neill recalled, “and then all of a sudden you kind of graduate to the people that you have just met in Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle and these iconic names.”
1937 — Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker and Cy Young are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the second year of voting.
1952 — The Professional Golfers Association approves the participation of blacks in golf tournaments.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included a yuppie producer on “Newhart” and a closeted dad on “Girls” and who was on Broadway with longtime friend Tom Hanks in “Lucky Guy," has died.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena is off and running in October again.
The rookie showstopper became the first player to hit a home run and steal home in a postseason game, propelling the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in their AL Division Series opener Thursday night.
ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — Randy Arozarena became the first player to hit a home run and steal home in a postseason game, and rookie Shane McClanahan pitched the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in their AL Division Series opener Thursday night.
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (AP) — Sitting in the dugout at tiny Yogi Berra Stadium as he prepared to play for the Frontier League’s Sussex County Miners, Todd Frazier recalled reading a quote from former Yankees teammate Masahiro Tanaka vowing Japan’s baseball team will win an Olympic gold medal.
LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (AP) — Yogi Berra once said, "A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.”
Well, neither are postage stamps. They cost 55 cents for a forever stamp, and that's the price for the Yogi Berra stamp issued Thursday by the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yogi Berra will soon be all over — your mail, that is.
The New York Yankees great known for his funny malaprops will be featured on a new stamp this year, the U...
The games are over, at least for now.
There’s only so much you can say about that when people are dying and the world is in danger...
If one lives long enough, as the great Yankee catcher Yogi Berra once said, “It's de ja vu all over again.”
The latest example is the squabble between legislative leadership and Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter over whether he vetoed the bill removing the grocery sales tax in a timely manner.
Once upon a time, Simon and Garfunkel sang: “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio; a nation turns its lonely eyes to you. Woo, woo, woo.” Joltin’ Joe, of course, had gone away (with a 56-game hitting streak that remains the gold standard for Major League Baseball hitters).
Among the hundreds honored were victims of extremist attacks, fallen soldiers, long-serving politicians and such celebrities as baseball legend Yogi Berra.
Those honored last year alone with a half-staff U.S.