Yogi Berra Management Style
First Time Managing the Yankees.
When he started coaching, in 1963, he was still a player with the Yankees, he played and coached the Bronx Bombers this season; playing in only 64 games. After the 1963 season, he was given the Yankees' manager job. In his first season of managing, 1964, he took the New York Yankees to a World Series, but lost in 7 games to the St. Louis Cardinals. He won 99 games in the regular season. After he lost this series, he was fired, the Yankees said it was due to lack of communication.
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He would win two more championships with these Yankees in both the 1977 and 1978 seasons. Yogi Berra replaced Billy Martin as manager after twice turning the position down for the 1984 season. George Steinbrenner went through a lot of coaches in this time period, not keeping a manager for very long, he didn't keep Yogi for very long either. In the 1985 season, he had wanted to coach his son, Dale, who was a shortstop. Yogi had been coaching his son up to that point and his son had been doing pretty well. He was fired just 16 games into the 1985 season, after a 6-10 start, with the Yankees; making it so that he couldn't manage his son. That and Dale's personal problems. Yogi posted a .522 winning percentage, the highest during the Steinbrenner era, until Joe