Yogi Berra takes issue with the umpire’s “safe” call after Robinson’s electrifying steal of home in Game 1 of the 1955 World Series. Six decades after it was taken, this picture reminds us of what an intense competitor Berra, like Robinson, really was. Today, he’s often regarded a cuddly old ambassador for baseball. But back then, when the game was on the line, Yogi Berra was a warrior.
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(Grey Villet—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Yogi Berra takes issue with the umpire’s “safe” call after Robinson’s electrifying steal of home in Game 1 of the 1955 World Series. Six decades after it was taken, this picture reminds us of what an intense competitor Berra, like Robinson, really was. Today, he’s often regarded a cuddly old ambassador for baseball. But back then, when the game was on the line, Yogi Berra was a warrior.

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(Grey Villet—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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