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Via Bleacher Report:

Legendary New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra died of natural causes at the age of 90 Tuesday night at his home in New Jersey.

News of Berra’s death came via the Yogi Berra Museum, and the Yankees’ official Twitter feed paid tribute to their iconic player:

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@Yankees We have lost an icon: http://atmlb.com/1WhI5Rv 
Berra’s family released a statement via the museum:
While we mourn the loss of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, we know he is at peace with Mom. We celebrate his remarkable life and are thankful he meant so much to so many. He will truly be missed.
Berra, who was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1972, will be remembered as one of the Yankees’ greatest players. As a player, he played a major part as the club won 10 World Series—five in consecutive years—and was named an All-Star 15 times during his remarkable career. He added three more rings as a coach with the Mets (1969) and Yankees (1977, 1978).
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RIP Yogi Berra! New York Yankees Legend & MLB Hall of Famer…Dies at Age 90  was originally published on zhiphopcleveland.com

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