On May 12, 1959 — At Yankee Stadium, Yogi Berra commits an error as his errorless streak of 148 games for a catcher comes to an end in a New York 7 – 6 loss to Cleveland.

During the top of the 5th, Berra committed a throwing error on a Minnie Minoso steal attempt, he threw the ball wildly and Minso advanced to third and then scored on a George Strickland sacrifice fly, making it 7-4, tribe and it ended up being the deciding run. Berra wasn’t alone however as Tony Kubek also made 2 errors in the both in the third inning that helped the tribe put 5 across in the third inning. Berra will catch 116 games for the Yankees and only make 2 errors all season and allow 3 Pass balls and he threw out 45% of base stealers. This will be his last season as the primary catcher for New York.

Yogi will do his best to atone for the error hitting a 2 run homerun in the 7th making it 7-6. 

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