Yogi Berra Celebrates 90th Birthday

CBS St. Louis

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. (AP) — As Yogi Berra might say, when you turn 90 you should celebrate it right the first time.

The baseball Hall of Famer enjoyed his 90th birthday in grand style Tuesday, complete with a youth drum orchestra, a giant cake — and replicas of his 10 World Series rings and three AL MVP awards that were stolen last year.

Berra, who is bound to a wheelchair, cut a ribbon but did not speak. Surrounded by family members, he smiled for cameras.

“It’s obviously a wonderful day,” said Dale Berra, Yogi’s son and the former major league infielder. “It’s all about the way my dad carried himself all the time, with dignity, with respect of people. Not just opponents, but teachers, leaders. … My dad respected all people. He just happened to be a great baseball player.”

Known for Yogi-isms, such as “It ain’t over ’till it’s…

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