Yankees legend Yogi Berra was hospitalized Saturday night to stop persistent bleeding caused by a fall at his New Jersey house, the New York Daily News reports.
A source tell the newspaper that Berra, 85, is in good condition after undergoing a procedure that was termed successful. He is expected to be released from the hospital Sunday night.
Berra suffered cuts to his nose when he fell from his his front porch Friday night. The bleeding intensified Saturday, the News reports, leading to Berra’s admission to the hospital. Berra is taking the blood thinner Coumadin.
Berra was unable to attend Old Timers Day at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. The News’ source said Berra will travel to Cooperstown, N.Y., for next weekend’s Hall of Fame ceremonies.