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Athlete Quotes - This week: Yankee Hall of Famer, Yogi Berra


New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi
Berra, left, poses beside Yankees closer Mariano
Rivera with a gift from the team, before the
Yankees' baseball game against the Kansas City
Royals at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, Sept.
29, 2009 in New York. At right is one of Rivera's
sons. Rivera was honored for his 500th career
save. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Need a little chuckle before tonight’s baseball game? Here are a few unintentionally humorous words from the Hall of Famer and former Yankee catcher, Yogi Berra.

This Examiner’s top ten Yogi (not so wise) quotes:

Number Ten
In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

Number Nine
So I'm ugly. So what? I never saw anyone hit with his face.

Number Eight
A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.

Number Seven
It's like deja-vu, all over again.

Number Six

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.

Number Five

I never said most of the things I said.

Number Four

He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.

Number Three
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.

Number Two

If you come to a fork in the road, take it.

Number One

It ain't over till it's over.

Game Six of the ALCS between the Yankees and the Angels is tonight at 8pm ET on Fox.

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