Yogi Berra's New Jersey home for sale for $888,000

Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra smiles during Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra smiles during a news conference before the Connecticut Sports Foundation annual celebrity dinner at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. (Feb. 10, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

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MONTCLAIR, N.J. -- It's not the house that Yogi Berra built. But it is the place in New Jersey that Berra, his wife and three sons called home for almost 40 years.

The six-bedroom, 3½-bathroom colonial in Montclair is for sale for $888,000. The baseball Hall of Famer wore No. 8 on his jersey when he played for the Yankees.

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The 88-year-old and his wife moved into the house in 1974. Carmen Berra died in March at age 85. Their children have their own homes.

According to The Star-Ledger of Newark, the home was built in 1902 and offers views of the New York City skyline. Its property taxes were $28,727 in 2013.

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