Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Yogi Berra and others pay tribute to Phil Cavarretta

While Phil Cavarretta gained most of his notoriety with the Chicago Cubs, he did serve as a Mets batting instructor for a few years during the 1970's. When the news hit that he passed away at age 94, I was able to get in touch with a few of the players that he worked with on the Mets during his tenure in New York including Hall of Famer Yogi Berra, who was managing the club when he arrived. Click here to read Berra and other Mets players recollections of their revered hitting coach.

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