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RIP Yogi Berra
« on: September 23, 2015, 11:30:50 AM »

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Not a Yankees fan by any stretch, but this guy was a true sports legend and by all accounts a heck of a nice guy.

What's your favorite Yogi Berra quote?

This one might not be my favorite, but I definitely hold the sentiment true to my heart:

"Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded."

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Re: RIP Yogi Berra
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I think my favorite is:  "if you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else" ( or something like that).

I remember seeing him play at the end of his career.  What an amazing presence.  A good long life.

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I grew up on a dirt road and can attest to the accuracy of "If you come to a fork in the road take it"

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I practically live by "Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded"

I also don't really like saying it out loud but "It ain't over till it's over"  I think will be said for thousands of years, if not longer.

I think Bill Belichik with his "It is what it is" and "There's a lot of different ways it could have happened, but it happened the way it did" and stuff like that is the only sports guy that can hold a candle to Yogi.

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And ever the classic, "baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical."

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Sadly fitting: "Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours."


RIP Yogi, I didn't approve of your stance on picnic basket theft, but I respected your candor on it.

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His mastery of the irony and humor the English language is excellent.

You can observe a lot just by watching.

If you can't imitate him don't copy him.

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RIP Yogi.

The future ain't what it used to be.

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Mickey Mantle and Yogi went into the Pizza Parlour and Mickey was at the counter ordering. He hollers back to Yogi " Hey Yogi, they want to know if we want this pizza cut into 8 slices or 16?' ... Yogi hollers back "better make it 8 I dont think we can eat 16".

I dont know if that really happened but it's funny and sounds like what I've heard about Yogi.

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I grew up on a dirt road and can attest to the accuracy of "If you come to a fork in the road take it"

Love that one too.

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