Thurman Munson, 25.4; Bill Freehan, 21.1; Of the players in front of Munson, Bench, Carter, Piazza, Fisk and Berra are all in the Hall of Fame, and Rodriguez could be soon. Mauer may or may not.
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Yogi Berra See the above discussion on Bench. If Berra wasn't the best at his position, and he wasn't, he can't really be considered one of the top four. But there should be some place for Berra, somewhere. Maybe greatest ambassador with the most World Series titles and best quotes.
When Berra retired, he was the all-time leader in hits, runs and home runs by a catcher. During the 1980 season, Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench surpassed Berra’s record for most home runs.
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Berra was the AL MVP three times (1951, 1954, 1955), and over an eight year span never finished lower than fourth in the voting. He played for 10 - ten! - World Series winners, and holds the record for most Series games played, most at bats, hits, doubles. He and Mickey Mantle were the greatest players - the only great position players, in fact - on the most successful, most dominant team in.
Yogi Berra Stats. Yogi Berra was born on Tuesday, May 12, 1925, in St. Louis, Missouri. Berra was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 22, 1946, with the New York Yankees. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by.
All-Century catcher Yogi Berra, who played 260 career games in the outfield, is another utility man on my team. His move to the pine would let baseball correct the most glaring All-Century error--the absence of a single Negro leaguer. Though stats from the Negro leagues are notoriously unreliable, Josh Gibson (above) is said to have hit 75 homers in one season. No less an authority than Walter.