Funny Yogi Berra Quotes

Funny Yogi Berra Quotes lists many of the quotes from the most quoted figure not only in sports, but the entire world. Yogi Berra is credited for coining the phrase,
“It’s ain’t over till it’s over.”

As a New Your Yankee, Yogi Berra was named to American League All-Star teams during fifteen consecutive seasons. Yogi Berra was one of the few catchers ever awarded the Most Valuable Player Award and he won it three times — 1951, 1954 and 1955.


"You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you."

"Half the lies they tell about me aren't true."

"You can observe a lot just by watchin’."

"I always thought that record would stand until it was broken."

"Even Napoleon had his Watergate."

"Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical."

"I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did."

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

"The future ain't what it used to be."

"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."

"I wish I had an answer to that because I'm tired of answering that question."

"If you ask me anything I don't know, I'm not going to answer."

For a spring training drill, Yogi instructed his players to: "Pair off in threes."

Reporter: "What would you do if you found a million dollars?"
Yogi: "If the guy was poor, I'd give it back."

"The only color I don't have is navy brown."

"We have deep depth."

"How can a you hit and think at the same time?"

"I always thought that record would stand until it was broken."

"I think Little League is wonderful. It keeps the kids out of the house."

"It's like deja vu all over again."

"Never answer an anonymous letter."

"I don't know if it's good for baseball, but it sure beats the hell out of rooming with Phil Rizzuto!" (on the marriage of Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe)

"In baseball, you don't know nothing."

"I never blame myself when I'm not hitting. I just blame the bat and if it keeps up, I change bats. After all, if I know it isn't my fault that I'm not hitting, how can I get mad at myself?"

"I never said most of the things I said."

"So I'm ugly. I never saw anyone hit with his face."

"Take it with a grin of salt."

"The game's isn't over until it's over."

"I don't know (if they were men or women fans running naked across the field). They had bags over their heads."

"If people don't want to come out to the ballpark, how are you going to stop them?"

"The towels were so thick there I could hardly close my suitcase."

"You can observe a lot just by watching."

"I'm a lucky guy and I'm happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary."

"Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded."

"You should always go to other people's funerals, otherwise, they won't come to yours."

"It gets late early out there."

"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is."

"We made too many wrong mistakes."

"All pitchers are liars or crybabies."

"You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going because you might not get there."

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

"Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets."

"Ninety percent of this game is half mental."

"I can see how he (Sandy Koufax) won twenty-five games. What I don't understand is how he lost five."

"It ain't the heat, it's the humility."

It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.

"I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early."

"Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical."

Interviewer - "Why, you're a fatalist !"
Yogi Berra - "You mean I save postage stamps? Not me."

"If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be."

"If I didn't wake up, I'd still be sleeping."

"You give 100% in the first half of the game, and if that isn't enough, in the second half you give what's left."

"The other teams could make trouble for us if they win."

"You are from St. Louis, we live in New Jersey, and you played ball in New York. If you go before I do, where would you like me to have you buried?" - Carmen Berra (Yogi's wife)
"Surprise me." - Yogi Berra

“He must have made that before he died.”

“I knew I was going to take the wrong train, so I left early.”

“If you don’t know where you’re going, you will wind up somewhere else.”

“If you can’t imitate him, don’t copy him.”

“You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.”

“It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much.”

“Slump? I ain’t in no slump. I just ain’t hittin’.”

“I take a two hour nap, from one o’clock to four.”

“90% of the putts that are short don’t go in.”

“Texas has a lot of electrical votes.”

“Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.”

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