Yogi Berra Won13 World Series champions in 1947, 1949–1953, 1956, 1958, 1961, 1962, 1969, 1977, 1978, and 18 All-Star. He is one of only six players to win the American League Most Valuable Player Award three times. He played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball, Primally with New York Yankees. He is one of nine managers to lead both American and National League teams to the World Series. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972 and was named to the MLB All-Century Team in a vote by fans in 1999.