Baseball great Yogi Berra Yogi Berra has passed away at the age of 90. He was known equally for his amazing baseball talent as he was for his ability to make a clever phrase.
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According to Dave Kaplan, the director of the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, Berra died of natural causes Tuesday.
Although Berra was a vital part of Yankees teams that went to 14 World Series during his 18 year career, Chicago’s baseball teams morned the loss of one of the greatest figures the game of baseball has seen.
We mourn the loss of @Yankees legend Yogi Berra. The Cubs send their condolences to the Berra family and the Yankees organization.— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 23, 2015
"You should always go to other people's funerals; otherwise, they won't come to yours." Our sympathies to the Berra Family. Miss our talks— Joe Maddon (@CubsJoeMadd) September 23, 2015
"Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical." Rest in peace Yogi, thanks for all the memories!— Jon Lester (@JLester34) September 23, 2015
Lost one of the greatest catchers of all time. Quote master, married 60 yrs, and 10 time world champion. #RIPYogiBerra— David Ross (@D_Ross3) September 23, 2015
Deeply saddened to hear about Yogi Berra's passing. He will always be my hero for what he did on and off the field. #RIP #90%mental— Adam Eaton (@AdamSpankyEaton) September 23, 2015
The world's lost a legend and I've lost a friend. Rest easy, Yogi. I'll miss you buddy.— David Robertson (@DRob30) September 23, 2015
The Yankees announced they would honor Berra by wearing the No. 8 on their left sleeve in Wednesday night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, per ESPN.