What is Yogi Berra’s real name? July 6, 2020September 18, 2011 by Pamela Landy Yogi Berra was born Lawrence Peter Berra in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1925. He joined the New York Yankees in 1946. Related Answers Who was Yogi Bear smarter than? What is Casey Stengel’s real name? Who were the first players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame? To what fair does the song “Meet Me in St. Louis” refer? Was Lawrence of Arabia (1962) Peter O’Toole’s first film? What sports personality said, “The opera ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings”?