4wmwondsir posted an update 1 month, 2 weeks ago
The Yogi?Berra Museum has found a perfect way to launch its reopening.The uniform Berra wore during Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series will be on display when Michael Kors Outlet Houston the Berra Museum and Learning Center in Montclair reopens Sunday.It had been closed since the fall for renovations.The famous uniform was a surprise late donation to the exhibit by Dr. Richard Angrist, a distinguished ophthalmologist and even more renowned baseball memorabilia collector Michael Kors Outlet Online who is Michael Kors Outlet also the primary lender to the Hall of Fame Museum at Yankee Stadium.Berra met with Angrist at the museum Wednesday to place the uniform alongside many other Berra treasures, including the glove that snared each one of Larsen’s pitches on Oct. 8, 1956 – the only perfect game in World Series history.Angrist, 55, a Queens native and lifelong Yankees fan, acquired the Michael Kors Purse Outlet uniform at an auction for nearly $600,Michael Kors Outlet Online Store,000. But despite the price tag,Cheap Michael Kors Handbags Outlet Online (52), he says he is happy to loan it to the exhibit.”It’s just a thrill knowing that I can give something back to the fans and to Yogi,” he said. ”I think by sharing this with the fans, they can appreciate a memento from the greatest moment in Yankee history.”The museum now features a fresher, more polished look to its gallery that details the life and career of Berra, from his childhood learning the game with best friend Joe Garagiola, to Michael Kors Handbag Outlet his days as manager of the Yankees and Mets and his community work after retirement. Of course, there’s also a section devoted to his oft-quoted Yogiisms.Berra, in characteristic fashion, says he feels humbled by the attention his life has received from the exhibit, and that he is glad the uniform may call it home.”When they told me they wanted to build me a museum I said, ’I thought you were supposed to be dead before they do that,’ ” Berra quipped. He admitted that the museum brings back memories of his long and esteemed Michael Kors Handbag Outlet life,Cheap Michael Kors Handbags Outlet Online (24), and admired the new appearance of the place.”They fixed it up very nicely,” he said.