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Yes , he was named after Yogi Berra despite any refutations on the part Hanna-Barbera Productions .

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Yogi Berra .

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Q: Was the cartoon Yogi Bear named after the baseball player Yogi Berra?
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Yogi Berra is a baseball player and manager (now retired), mostly for the New York Yankees. He was a catcher and outfielder who had a respectable .285 career batting average. "Yogi" is a nickname; his real name is Lawrence. He was not named after the cartoon bear - Berra was already famous when the cartoon appeared.

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