"It's been a tough couple of days for us," Girardi said. "Yogi meant so much to the organization, to the city, to all of us. For me, personally, I miss him. I had a chance to talk to him on Saturday before the game, and you never think that's going to be the last time you're going to talk to someone.
"I miss him. I miss having him around here. The laughs that we had. The knowledge that he gave me. How he always made you feel comfortable. It's just not going to be the same."
All flags flew at half staff at Yankee Stadium. Outside Gate 4, directly behind home plate, wreaths and flowers were laid over the interlocking "NY" Yankees logo, with fans leaving candles and remembrances in honor of the 10-time World Series champion.
Following a tribute video, the Color Guard from the Navy Operational Support Center New York City presented the United States Flag, with the playing of "Taps" by U.S. Navy Musician First Class Vince Beard.
The national anthem was performed by U.S. Navy Musician Second Class Laura Carey. Berra volunteered to join the Navy during World War II and was present for the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944.
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