Published On: Sat, Jun 26th, 2021

This Makes Cents: Yogi Berra Gets a Stamp Named in His Honor

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J.—Yogi Berra once said, “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” Well, neither are postage stamps. They cost 55 cents for a forever stamp, and that’s the price for the Yogi Berra stamp issued Thursday by the U.S. Postal Service. The stamp honoring the New York Yankees Hall of Famer and the man of endless philosophical musings was dedicated during a ceremony at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey. The stamp is now being sold at post offices nationwide. “We hope this stamp will serve as a reminder of Yogi’s larger than life personality—both on and off the field,” said Ron Bloom, chairman of the U.S. Postal Service board of governors. Bloom was joined at the ceremony by sons Larry, Tim and Dale Berra and sportscaster Bob Costas. A family statement lauded the Postal Service for honoring a “baseball icon who demonstrated …

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