Berra, Yogi (Lawrence Peter Berra), 1925-, American baseball player and manager, b. St. Louis. An outstanding catcher with the New York Yankees (1946-63), Berra was the American League's Most Valuable Player in 1951, 1954, and 1955, hit 358 career home runs and appeared in 14 World Series. He managed the Yankees and Mets for a total of seven years, leading each team to the pennant (Yankees, 1964; Mets, 1973); he also coached with the Mets, Yankees, and Astros, Berra is renowned for his unintendedly ironic humorous comments.

See his Ten Rings: My Championship Seasons (2003).

Berra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70 km northeast of Bologna and about 30 km northeast of Ferrara. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 5,696 and an area of 68.6 km².

The municipality of Berra contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Cologna and Serravalle.

Berra borders the following municipalities: Ariano nel Polesine, Codigoro, Copparo, Crespino, Jolanda di Savoia, Mesola, Papozze, Ro, Villanova Marchesana.

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