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09/23/2015 10:02 AM ET
Tony Clark statement on the passing of Yogi Berra

Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark today issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of Hall of Famer Yogi Berra:

"The Major League Baseball-playing fraternity has lost one of its most cherished members. A champion on and off the field, Yogi was one of the most beloved individuals to have ever worn the uniform. Although he will be terribly missed by so many, his contributions to the game have established a legacy that will live on forever in the hearts and minds of the entire baseball community. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Yogi's family, friends, former teammates and his legion of fans."