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1989: Coach Yogi Berra of the Houston Astros leans against the batters cage before an MLB (Major League Baseball) game in 1989. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr /Getty Images)

Baseball player Yogi Berra put his baseball dream on hold when he turned 18 and joined the Navy in 1943. During WWII he served on a rocket launching boat and was part of D-Day in Normandy. After the war he returned to baseball where he had a legendary career with the Yankees.