MLB Hall of Famer Yogi Berra dead at 90

Posted at 2:43 AM, Sep 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-23 02:43:09-04

Major League Baseball reports Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra has died.  He was 90 years old.

In a tweet, the organization wrote, "We mourn the passing of Yankees icon and Hall of Famer Yogi Berra."

The Yogi Berra Museum also tweeted the announcement overnight "with heavy hearts."

Berra is considered one of the greatest catchers of all time.  He spent most of his nearly 20 year career with the Yankees.

The Yankees tweeted "We are deeply saddened by the loss of a Yankees legend and American hero, Yogi Berra."

His cause of death is unknown.






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