Athletes who served in the military

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Legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson was drafted into a segregated unit of the Army in 1942. During his service he was court-martialed for refusing to move to the back of an Army bus.

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Yahoo! Sports would like yo salute the athletes who put their careers on hold so that they could help protect our freedom.

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