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President Obama Honors Late Yankees’ Yogi Berra, Family with Presidential Medal of Freedom
November 25th, 2015 at 10:16 AM
On Tuesday, it was a culmination and the exclamation point on a life for the late New York Yankees catcher and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra, as on Tuesday night, he was honored by United States President Barack Obama. ***PHOTO1*** Berra's family accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom on behalf of him,...

Late Yankees’ Yogi Berra to Receive Presidential Medal of Honor Award Posthumously
November 16th, 2015 at 6:43 PM
Two months ago, the New York Yankees family suffered a loss of one of the most iconic players and names to ever be associated with the team in Yogi Berra. ***PHOTO1*** When Berra was still alive, there was a petition going around to have him be named for the award for his...

New York Yankees Legend Yogi Berra Laid to Rest
September 29th, 2015 at 12:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees legendary catcher and icon Yogi Berra was laid to rest today in Montclair, N.J., the town in which he lived since joining the Yankees nearly seventy years ago. In a private funeral at the Church of the Immaculate Conception presided over by Timothy Cardinal Dolan of New York,...

New York Yankees Legendary Icon Yogi Berra Dead at 90
September 23rd, 2015 at 7:33 AM
Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees during the golden age of New York baseball in the 1950's and the coiner of some of our most popular malaprops, is dead at the age of 90. Sources report Berra died of natural causes. ***PHOTO1*** Berra was a three-time...

President Barack Obama Petitioned to Give New York Yankees Legend Yogi Berra Medal of Freedom
May 10th, 2015 at 11:49 AM
A petition has been created asking for signatures to help get the White House and President Barack Obama to give New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra the Presidential Medal of Freedom. ***PHOTO1*** If you're interested, you can sign the petition here in order to support this fantastic cause. Yankees fan or not,...