Sports | Montclair (1925)
A Montclair resident since 1959, Lawrence Peter Berra is one of the most beloved baseball players in history. This New York Yankees catcher played in 1 World Series, holds numerous World Series records, played on 10 championship teams, was selected to 15 All-Star Games and won three most valuable player awards. Yogi is one of only a handful of manager to win pennants in both the American and National Leagues. He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972. His Yogi Berra Museum on the campus of Montclair University is very popular destination for families and school trips. Yogi may have grown up in St. Louis, but he has been adopted as one of New Jersey’s favorite sons.