On being the guest of honor at an awards banquet: "Thank you for making this day necessary. Following a loss infielder Phil Linz was playing his harmonica and Berra ordered him to stop. The Yankees assigned Berra to the Norfolk Tars of the Class B Piedmont League where his most memorable feat was driving in 23 runs in a doubleheader.
Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (born May 12 1925) is a former American Major League Baseball catcher outfielder and manager. He was named to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team in a voting of fans in 1999. As a player coach or manager Berra appeared in 21 World Series.