Edward Iannuccilli - writer and blogger

Sep 30, 2015, 08:19 PM

He was first to write about Yogi Berra playing in RI - while in the service of the merchant marines and stationed in Groton Connecticut, Iannuccilli says Berra would make the trek to Cranston to play at the stadium for the New England League team The Chiefs. Quoting a book on New England baseball history, Iannuccilli writes, "[A] guy named Cusano kept hitting home runs for the Cranston Chiefs and few people knew that his real name was Yogi Berra, a top Yankee prospect."

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