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Yogi Berra resting at home after fall

Yogi Berra went to a local hospital after falling in his New Jersey home last week. After an overnight stay, the former Yankee great is said to be doing better.

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Former New York Yankees great Yogi Berra remarks about the passing of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner from his museum in Montclair, N.J. July 13. Berra is resting comfortably after a fall at his home late last week.

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Yogi Berra is resting at home after spending the night in the hospital to get treatment for injuries he sustained in a fall on Friday.

Berra spokesman Dave Kaplan says in an e-mail that the Hall of Fame catcher "was admitted for some tests" Saturday but was home Sunday night and was improving.

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Kaplan didn't provide any more details about why Berra was admitted. He says Berra is planning to attend the Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y., next weekend.

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Berra skipped Yankees' Old-Timers Day on Saturday after the fall at home left him with bruises and cuts on his face.