Yogi Berra & Doctor Zhivago

Funny man in baseball

Yogi Berra has been chided for years for his short, pudgy stature and long “snoz”.  As a young boy, someone asked him how he liked school.  “Closed,” Berra replied.

When honored by fans his rookie season, he said, “I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.”

He once received a note left by his wife telling him she wouldn’t be home after the game because she was going to see Doctor Zhivago.  Yogi wondered out loud, “What’s wrong now.”

Once presented a check for $25 for an interview with an announcer he said, “You’ve known me all these years and you can’t spell my name  The check was made out to the bearer.

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