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|| "Funny, revealing, and surprising . . . anything that brings new Yogi Berra stories is a good book." -MLB.comDriving Mr. Yogi is the story of how a unique friendship between a pitcher and catcher is renewed every year. It began in 1999, when Yogi Berra was reunited with the Yankees after a long self-exile, the result of being unceremoniously fired by George Steinbrenner fourteen years before. A reconciliation between Berra and the Boss meant that Berra would attend spring training again. Guidry befriended "Mr. Yogi" instantly. After all, Berra had been a mentor in the clubhouse back when Guidry was pitching for the Yankees. Guidry knew the young players would benefit greatly from Mr. Yogi's encyclopedic knowledge of the game, just as Guidry had during his playing days, so he encouraged Berra to share his insights. Soon, an offhand batting tip from Mr. Yogi turned Nick Swisher's season around. Stories about handling a hitter like Ted Williams or catching Don...
|| Electronic reproduction. Boston : Mariner Books, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4211 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).