By Michael Gioia
26 Feb 2014
Birthdate: Sept. 12
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Character You're Playing: Yogi Berra
Favorite Sport: Baseball
Favorite Sports Team: NY Giants [NFL]
Favorite Sports Hero: [Baseball player] Sandy Koufax
Sports Played Growing Up (if any): Baseball, football, track
Favorite Sporting-Event Snack: Hot dog
Show you made your Broadway debut in: Sly Fox
Favorite Broadway show (and why): Pippin — the original production. The performances changed me.
Did you meet and/or hear from your Bronx Bombers counterpart or their family? Yes. [Click here to read the Playbill magazine feature, where Shayne and Scolari talk about meeting the Berras.]
Most memorable moment from Bronx Bombers: Premiering with my wife, Tracy Shayne, on Broadway.
Click here to view the Baseball Cards of John Wernke and Chris Henry Coffey, who play Lou Gehrig and Joe DiMaggio. Click here to view the Baseball Cards of C. J. Wilson and Bill Dawes, who play Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle.