Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra is a former American Major League Baseball catcher,
outfielder, and manager. He played most his entire 19-year baseball career (1946-
1965) for the New York Yankees. Berra was one of only four players to be named
the Most Valuable Player of the American League three times and is one of only
six managers to lead both American and National League teams to the World
Series. As a player, coach, or manager, Berra appeared in 21 World Series. He
was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.