By Randy Reynolds
Yogi Berra's final significant League three-hitter taking part in or coping with used to be no longer his final aggressive online game, it was once his subsequent to final. "Yogi Berra's final video game" records the week of September 12-18, 1994 that led as much as Yogi Berra's final aggressive online game taking part in and managing.
Accompanying Yogi are his former corridor of popularity, international sequence Champions Yankees teammates Whitey Ford, Phil "Scooter" Rizzuto and St. Louis Cardinal corridor of reputation participant and previous Yankee teammate Enos Slaughter. Brooklyn Dodger pitching nice Ralph Branca, All-Star participant and 1994 nationwide League President invoice White, All-Star Ron LeFlore, Joe Pignatano and Dell Alston joined in to play the single ballgame performed within the post-season of 1994. while the remainder of MLB canceled the realm sequence and would not play ball, ten time international sequence Champion Yankees catcher Yogi Berra performed ball. He used to be the “Shining mild within the Darkest Days of Baseball.”
The days that lead as much as Yogi Berra's final online game are hilarious moments and conversations with Yogi and his teammates that you just will not think until eventually you spot. This e-book includes thousands of images with Yogi, Whitey and Scooter enjoying and getting hits that are not on hand wherever, no longer even on the Yogi Berra Museum or manhattan Yankees. It was once such an remarkable and exact week in baseball historical past, that after filmmaker/author Randy Reynolds referred to as the new york instances approximately it they released a whole web page tale. the true actual tale, four hundred photos and conversations at the moment are to be had to determine and browse for the 1st time ever during this 336 web page book.
This is the checklist of former MLB gamers and a few in their accomplishments who performed in Yogi Berra's final Game.
1.Yogi Berra- Catcher and Outfielder for manhattan Yankees 1946-1965, supervisor of new york Yankees and Mets, corridor of popularity member, All-Century workforce Catcher, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient, Author,10 global sequence rings.
2.Whitey Ford- Pitcher for long island Yankees 1950-1967, corridor of reputation member, All-Century workforce Pitcher, 6 global sequence rings.
3.Phil “Scooter” Rizzuto- Shortstop for N.Y. Yankees 1941-1956, corridor of popularity member, eight international sequence earrings, forty years as new york Yankees Radio and tv announcer.
4.Enos “Country” Slaughter- correct Fielder Saint Louis Cardinals 1938 to 1953, N.Y. Yankees 1954, Kansas urban Athletics 1955, big apple Yankees 1956-1959, corridor of repute member, four global sequence rings.
5.Ralph Branca- Pitcher for Brooklyn Dodgers 1944-1956, Detroit Tigers and manhattan Yankees, All-Star pitcher.
6.Bill White- First Baseman and Outfielder for brand spanking new York and San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies 1956-1969, All-Star participant, First African American nationwide League President, Radio and tv announcer for long island Yankees.
7.Ron LeFlore- middle Fielder for Detroit Tigers, Montreal Expos, Chicago White Sox 1974-1982, All-Star player.
8.Joe Pignatano- Catcher for Brooklyn and l. a. Dodgers 1957-1962
9.Dell Alston- Outfielder for new york Yankees 1977-1980
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