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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 12, 2008.
By United Press International
Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

TRENTON, N.J., May 4 (UPI) -- Rock singer Bruce Springsteen is among the New Jersey luminaries chosen as inaugural inductees for the state's Hall of Fame, hall officials say.

Rodriguez near-unanimous as AL MVP

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been selected the American League's most valuable player for a record-tying third time.

Yankees introduce Girardi as their manager

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The New York Yankees Thursday introduced Joe Girardi as their new manager, replacing Joe Torre.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, July 19, 2007.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, May 12, 2007.
By United Press International

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Bug almost throws football player for loss... Idaho couple living in a snake den... Storeowner swings, connects with robber... 'Enriched' sea lion learns to paint... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Storeowner swings, connects with robber

MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A Manchester, N.H., store owner's impromptu at-bat counted when he stopped a knife-wielding robbery suspect with a swing of a bat.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2006 with 233 to follow.
By United Press International

Van Zandt seeks big time help for CBGB

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Rock star, TV star and radio host Little Steven Van Zandt is appealing to the music industry to help save New York rock club CBGB.

TBS settles with Yogi over 'Sex' ads

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- New York baseball legend Yogi Berra has reportedly reached a settlement in his $10 million lawsuit against the cable TBS network.

MLB: Cleveland 8, NY Yankees 7

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) -- Jose Hernandez had two homers and five RBI Saturday as the Cleveland Indians beat the New York Yankees, 8-7, and spoiled Old Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2005 with 233 to follow.
By United Press International

Q: What's a 'Yogasm?' A: A lawsuit

BOSTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Baseball legend Yogi Berra is suing Turner Broadcasting System for $10 million over the use of his name in a racy ad for "Sex and the City."

MLB: New York Mets 3, Detroit 2

NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) -- Mike Cameron homered with two out in the ninth Friday night as the New York Mets rallied for a 3-2 win over Detroit.
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Yogi Berra
National Baseball Hall of Fame member Yogi Berra waves as he is introduced before induction ceremonies for new members Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice in Cooperstown, New York on July 26, 2009. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (born May 12, 1925) is a former American Major League Baseball catcher, outfielder, and manager. He played almost his entire 19-year baseball career (1946–1965) for the New York Yankees. Berra was one of only four players to be named the Most Valuable Player of the American League three times and one of only six managers to lead both American and National League teams to the World Series. He was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.

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