June brings the end to hockey and basketball, turning our focus squarely on the national pastime. Today’s installment of our monthly post on all things miscommunicated celebrates the granddaddy of all her storied students: Yogi Berra. Read on for a few of the epic “Yogi-isms”…
“It’s like deja vu all over again”
“I couldn’t tell if the streaker was a man or a woman because it had a bag on its head”
…..which is amazing, considering this next statement…..
“You can observe a lot by just watching”
…..after coming out of a Steve McQueen movie, Yogi’s powers of deduction at work…..
“He must have made that before he died”
…..ever suave at parties, in response to a lady telling him “You certainly look cool”, Yogi replied…..
“Thanks, you don’t look so hot yourself”
…..a master at traveling, here are some pearls…..
“I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early”
“You got to be very careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there”
“It’s pretty far, but it doesn’t seem like it”
…..Yogi has the solution for the road less traveled…..
“When you come to a fork in the road, take it”
…..and finally, some of Yogi’s classics…..
“Nobody goes there anymore, it’s too crowded”
“It’s impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much”
“Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical”