Subject: Yogi-isms

Yogi-isms:

Amusing unintended or unconventional, grammatical errors or misuse of words, phrases, pronunciation or vocabulary attributed to baseball player ‘Yogi’ Berra.

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Most of his home runs were hit on artificial turf.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

No, you didn’t wake me up; I had to get up to answer the phone anyway.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

I didn’t really say everything I said.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

You wouldn’t have won if we’d beaten you.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

I don’t think we’re the oldest battery, but we’re certainly the ugliest.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game; if that isn’t enough, in the second half, you have to give what’s left.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Third [base] ain't so bad if nothin' is hit to you.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

I’d say he’s done more than that.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

I think greed is a terrible thing unless you are in on the ground floor.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

I never blame myself when I’m not hitting. I just blame the bat, and if it keeps up, I change bats; after all, if I know it isn’t my fault that I’m not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

No one goes there nowadays, it’s too crowded.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

You have to give 100 percent in the first half of the game and if that isn’t enough, in the second half, you have to give what is left.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

He can run anytime he wants; I’m giving him the red light.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

Never answer an anonymous letter.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

The future ain’t what it used to be.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

I’m not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia; let them walk to school like I did!

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

It was pretty good… even the music was nice.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

We’re lost, but we’re making good time.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager

You can’t think and hit the ball at the same time.

(1925 – 2015) baseball player, coach & manager
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