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Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Allen Barra

In the introduction to his latest effort, Barra (The Last Coach: A Life of Paul Bear Bryant) says that one of his goals was to create the first comprehensive work written about Yogi Berra, the greatest ballplayer never to have had a serious biography. … see full wiki

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Author: Allen Barra
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
2 reviews about Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee
review by . March 14, 2009
posted in Just Baseball
Author Allen Barra loves Yogi Berra. That's obvious after reading just the first few pages of his new book, "Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee." It's hard for anybody to not love Yogi in all honesty. He's been around for a long time and has managed to maintain a likeable profile without the assistance of image consultants or publicists. In other words, he's a genuinely decent person, which there are very few of these days.    Barra takes the reader on a journey that starts on "the Hill" …
review by . December 30, 2008
Yogi Berra is a former baseball player that has always presented two distinct personalities. There was the baseball superstar that some argue with justification was the best catcher in the history of the game. Yogi was not only a solid offensive player, he was also superb on defense and his knowledge of the opposing hitters and ability to call a game made many mediocre pitchers good to great. For years, Yankee manager Casey Stengel regularly referred to Yogi as his assistant manager.    …
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