Skip to comments.Wife of longtime Yankee Yogi Berra dies at 85
Posted on 03/07/2014 4:29:59 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Carmen Berra, the wife of New York Yankees great Yogi Berra, has died. She was 85.
The Yankees confirmed that she died Thursday night in New Jersey's Essex County. The team didn't say how she died.
The Berras got married in January 1949 and recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Yogi Berra, 88, was a 10-time World Series champion with the Yankees as a catcher, had two stints as their manager and now is an unofficial team ambassador, making frequent appearances at games and other events.
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...my condolences to one of my favs, Yogi, and to all of the Berra family.
And Dr. Jobe earlier today.
I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.
This really is sad, married in 1949. Condolences to Mr Berra and his family.
I imagine she lived an interesting life. I bet Yogi won’t be far behind. He really looked frail the last time I saw him on the t.v.
"It ain't over 'till it's over."
I guess it's over. So long Yog'.
“”I guess it’s over. So long Yog’.””
It was his wife who died not Yogi!!!!
My lasting memory of Yogi is kind of the opposite. Yogi in 7th game of the '60 World Series watching Bill Mazeroski's home run going over the left field wall at Forbes field. The scoreboard tells the story of the game.
Yep, that's Yogi playing left field for the Yankees. He was not only a pretty good catcher but he could also play a pretty good outfield too and on top of that, he was without question one of the best hitters in history.
I'm sure that that game was one of the big disappointments of his great career, but for a 12 year old Pirate fan like I was then, it's a moment in time I'll never forget -- watching the mighty Yanks go down to the Pirates.
Yogi is hell of a baseball guy who I have the ultimate respect for. I'm sure his wife was a wonderful woman. May she rest in peace and and my prayers are with her and Yogi.
“”my condolences to one of my favs, Yogi, and to all of the Berra family.””
Mine also and blessings to the family....
The lazy and pretentious proudly posture by posting “condolences” on Internet forums, as if the family of the deceased ever read them!
It was his wife. Yogi is still with us.
Yogi didn’t die! His wife died!
Sad to hear this... Many prayers up for Yogi and the rest of the Berra family.
Some just don’t read.......
Yogi Berra: “Stories of my demise have been greatly exaggerated.”
Got others like it?
“Nobody goes there anymore, it’s too crowded.”
Go lay down. you'll feel better tomorrow.
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