Yogi’s Pal Joe Garagiola

This past weekend would have been baseball great Yogi Berra’s 94th birthday.

One of his closest friends, from childhood on through their playing days together, was Joe Garagiola, who of course built on his baseball career to become a popular TV broadcaster.

Joe and I talked in 1988 when he wrote a book about his post-baseball life.

A lot of the audience questions he would get on the rubber-chicken circuit, he said, were about .. Yogi.

Yogi died in 2015. Joe Garagiola passed away the following year.

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