Yogi Berra, who grew up in St. Louis and went on to become a legendary catcher of the New York Yankees, died Tuesday night, the Yankees announced. He was 90.
Berra’s death came 69 years to the day when he made his major-league debut.
The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame joins with the Berra family, the Yankees and baseball fans everywhere in mourning the passing of one of the most iconic figures in sports history.
Numerous news outlets have posted stories online already. Here are a few:
From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Hall of Fame catcher Berra dies at 90
From ESPN: Yogi Berra quotes
From The New York Times: Berra won more World Series than anyone