71 Yogi Berra Quotes that should be followed

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St. Louis, Missouri, must be lucky as an American professional baseball player Yogi Berra was born in this beautiful place. He was not only a player but also a baseball manager and a net worth of $5 million.

He began to play baseball after the drop out of school in the 8th grade and played in the local American Legion team. After seeing his huge progress, St. Louis Cardinals offered minor league contracts to him and his childhood friends in 1942.

But due to financial disagreement, he turned that contract down. Later he was picked by the New York Yankees and earned a $500 bonus.

Moreover, he played for the Norfolk Taras in the Development League land later left for WWII. Then again, he returned from the war and played for the Newark Bears. His popularity in 1946 made him a successful player in the history of baseball Major Leagues as he was called up to the Major Leagues.

In his entire career, he won World Series Championships as a player and manager 13 times, regarded as All-Star selections 18 times, and so on. His awards and achievements are numerous that would be less to include in the articles.

Similarly, he was the richest player. His maximum salary was $61,000, which was received in 1961. But today, he is not with us, but he and his contribution are secured in the pages of history. He died on September 22, 2015, and he was 90 years old at that time.

Yogi Berra, The Baseball Player
Yogi Berra, The Baseball Player

You can be motivated and move forward after seeing following Yogi Berra quotes.

“If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.”

“Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.”

“You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.”

“If people don’t want to come out to the ball park, nobody’s gonna stop ’em.”

“Nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.”

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

“There are some people who, if they don’t already know, you can’t tell ’em.”

“The other teams could make trouble for us if they win.”

“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.”

“In baseball, you don’t know nothing.”

“If you ask me anything I don’t know, I’m not going to answer.”

“I wish I had an answer to that because I’m tired of answering that question.”

“It ain’t over till it’s over.”

“The future ain’t what it used to be.”

“You can observe a lot by just watching.”

“It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.”

“How can you think and hit at the same time?”

“It’s like deja-vu, all over again.”


“You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.”

“Even Napoleon had his Watergate.”

“We made too many wrong mistakes.”

“I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary.”

“So I’m ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face.”

“All pitchers are liars or crybabies.”

“He hits from both sides of the plate. He’s amphibious.”

“I always thought that record would stand until it was broken.”

“I’m a lucky guy and I’m happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary.”

“I never said most of the things I said.”

“It gets late early out there.”

“It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility.”

“I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did.”

“I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?”

“Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.”

“I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house.”

Yogi Berra quotes on destiny
Yogi Berra quotes on destiny.

“The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase.”

“You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.”

“We have deep depth.”

“Congratulations. I knew the record would stand until it was broken.”

“Always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise they won’t come to yours.”

“It’s pretty far, but it doesn’t seem like it.”

“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.”

“Slump? I ain’t in no slump… I just ain’t hitting.”

“If the world were perfect, it wouldn’t be.”

“Pair up in threes.”

“I don’t like seeing myself on television. I don’t like it.”

“I guess I’ve got a smart wife.”

“If the people don’t want to come out to the ballpark, nobody’s going to stop them.”

“If you get a guy that can play a couple positions, it helps you out a real lot.”

“I usually take a two-hour nap from one to four.”


“You can observe a lot by watching.”

“Almost every Monday I have a charity thing. I like that. I do.”

“I didn’t know much about golf growing up.”

“I enjoy now doing what I do… playing golf, relaxing a little, enjoying life.”

“I don’t mean to be funny.”

“I tell the kids, somebody’s gotta win, somebody’s gotta lose. Just don’t fight about it. Just try to get better.”

“I’m glad I was in the Navy.”

“I was in the invasion of Normandy in southern France.”

“A lot of guys go, ‘Hey, Yog, say a Yogi-ism.’ I tell ’em, ‘I don’t know any.’ They want me to make one up. I don’t make ’em up. I don’t even know when I say it. They’re the truth. And it is the truth. I don’t know.”

“I don’t blame the players today for the money. I blame the owners. They started it. They wanna give it to ’em? More power to ’em.”

“It’s fun; baseball’s fun.”

“I never said half the things I said.”

“You should always go to other people’s funerals; otherwise, they won’t come to yours.”

“I liked St. Louis, when they were in the American League, because that was going home. I had all my family and friends there.”

“I’m lucky. Usually, you’re dead to get your own museum, but I’m still alive to see mine.”

“I always got nervous the nights we played in the World Series. First pitch, I was nervous. Then after that, forget it; I’d start playing.
Read more at https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/yogi-berra-quotes_3 Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too.”

“You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.”

Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren’t allowed to play golf during the season, only at spring training.”

“If I didn’t make it in baseball, I won’t have made it workin’. I didn’t like to work.”

“I liked George Weiss when he was with the Yankees. He loved the Old Timers’ Day. He loved it. And he invited all these people to come, all these players to come.”

“If people don’t want to come to the ballpark, how are you going to stop them?”

“I never figured I’d go into the Hall of Fame. A kid from the Hill.”

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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