Ben Gazzara stars as New York Yankees baseball legend Yogi Berra in Nobody Don't Like Yogi, written by Thomas Lysaght and directed by Paul Linke. The play is set on opening day of the 1999 baseball season, when Berra throws out the first ball, stepping in for Joe DiMaggio who had died a month earlier. This marked Berra's first appearance at Yankee Stadium since 1985 when he was fired as manager by owner George Steinbrenner, only sixteen games into the season, and after a pennant the year before. Berra vowed never to return as long as Steinbrenner owned the Yankees.
Nobody Don't Like Yogi celebrates Yogi Berra's humor, loyalty and wisdom as he reflects on his baseball career and the great players who have worn pinstripes over the years. His family life is also explored, including his relationship with his son, Dale Berra, who also played for the Yankees.