To honor Berra, the Yankees added an "8" patch to their uniforms, and the Empire State Building was lit with blue and white vertical "pinstripes".
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered all flags in the city to be lowered to half-mast for a day in tribute.
A moment of silence was held before the September 23 games of the Yankees, Astros, and Mets.
Berra married Carmen Short on January 26, 1949. They have three sons and were long-time residents of Montclair, New Jersey, until his wife's declining health caused them to move into a nearby assisted living facility.
Two of Berra's sons also played professional sports.
Dale Berra played shortstop for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees (managed by Yogi in 1984–85), and Houston Astros; Tim Berra played pro football for the Baltimore Colts in 1974.
Carmen Berra died on March 6, 2014, from complications of a stroke, the couple having recently celebrated their 65th anniversary
Following Carmen's death, the house in Montclair was listed for sale for $888,000, a reference to Yogi's uniform number.