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Vin Scully Remembers Yogi Berra

If something historic happens in baseball, always ask Vin Scully for a story. On the evening of Yogi Berra's death, Scully shared several thoughts and memories of the great Yankee player and manager, including the one above about Don Mattingly's windbreaker.

Way back in 1953, the Dodgers played the Yankees in the World Series for the second straight year. Yogi Berra was 27, a 5 time world series champion, 6 time All-Star, and former MVP when Vinny was given Red Barber's spot for the series due to a contract dispute. At the age of 25, Scully became the youngest man to ever broadcast a World Series game, a distinction he still holds.

Yogi's Yankees won the series 4-2, but Scully's Dodgers would have their revenge two years later in 1955.

Yogi's Career Stats:

Yogi hit 358 HRs in his career and had a lifetime OPS+ of of .830

[caption id="attachment_73817" align="aligncenter" width="1000"]File-This Sept. 2, 1962, file photo shows catcher Yogi Berra of the New York Yankees grabbing for a foul pop bunted by pitcher Tony Pena of the Kansas City Athletics in the eighth inning of the game at New York's Yankee Stadium. Berra, the Yankees Hall of Fame catcher has died. He was 90. (AP Photo/File) ORG XMIT: NY154


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