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Berra was great, which was as close to good as possible

Updated: October 18, 2006, 8:23 AM ET
By Nick Acocella | Special to ESPN.com

"I should have called Yogi, no question about it, if we were going to make a [managerial] change [in 1985]. So what I did is later try to go back and bring Yogi back to Yankee Stadium. One of the greatest moves I was ever dumb enough not to have made earlier," says George Steinbrenner on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury series.

As a player, Yogi Berra carried a public image as a lovable, cuddly figure with a propensity for malapropisms along with one of the most potent clutch bats in ...

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