Major League Baseball and the nation remember veterans on Memorial Day

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The entire nation, including MLB, takes time on this Memorial Day to honor fallen veterans.

A bald eagle flies into Busch Stadium during a ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Yankees Monday, May 26, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A bald eagle flies into Busch Stadium during a ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Yankees Monday, May 26, 2014, in St. Louis
A bald eagle flies into Busch Stadium during a ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Yankees Monday, May 26, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Atlanta Braves players, from left, Justin Upton, B.J. Upton and Freddie Freeman stand with soldiers during singing of the National Anthem before a MLB baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Atlanta Braves players, from left, Justin Upton, B.J. Upton and Freddie Freeman stand with soldiers during singing of the National Anthem before a MLB baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga
Atlanta Braves players, from left, Justin Upton, B.J. Upton and Freddie Freeman stand with soldiers during singing of the National Anthem before a MLB baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
United States Sec. of the Navy Ray Mabus, second from left, swears in personnel from the different branches of the military during a re-enlistment ceremony at Citi Field before the start of a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
United States Sec. of the Navy Ray Mabus, second from left, swears in personnel from the different branches of the military during a re-enlistment ceremony at Citi Field before the start of a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York
United States Sec. of the Navy Ray Mabus, second from left, swears in personnel from the different branches of the military during a re-enlistment ceremony at Citi Field before the start of a baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) greets a Marine corporal before playing against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Military personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard were honored before the game in recognition of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) greets a Marine corporal before playing against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Military personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard were honored before the game in recognition of Memorial Day
New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy (28) greets a Marine corporal before playing against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Military personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard were honored before the game in recognition of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
United States Sec. of the Navy Ray Mabus greets United States Marines before the start of a baseball game between the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Military personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard were honored before the game in recognition of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
United States Sec. of the Navy Ray Mabus greets United States Marines before the start of a baseball game between the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Military personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard were honored before the game in recognition of Memorial Day
United States Sec. of the Navy Ray Mabus greets United States Marines before the start of a baseball game between the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Military personnel from the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard were honored before the game in recognition of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Deputy's perform a Twenty One Gun Salute before the start of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Deputy's perform a Twenty One Gun Salute before the start of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga
Deputy's perform a Twenty One Gun Salute before the start of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Atlanta Braves on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
A Pittsburgh Pirates ball cap made with a military camouflage pattern sits on the steps of the dugout of a baseball game, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Players from the Pirates and New York Mets teams wore the camouflage caps in recognition of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
A Pittsburgh Pirates ball cap made with a military camouflage pattern sits on the steps of the dugout of a baseball game, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Players from the Pirates and New York Mets teams wore the camouflage caps in recognition of Memorial Day
A Pittsburgh Pirates ball cap made with a military camouflage pattern sits on the steps of the dugout of a baseball game, Monday, May 26, 2014, in New York. Players from the Pirates and New York Mets teams wore the camouflage caps in recognition of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and umpire Fieldin Culbreth pause for the National Moment of Remembrance during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, at Nationals Park, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and umpire Fieldin Culbreth pause for the National Moment of Remembrance during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, at Nationals Park, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Washington
Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, and umpire Fieldin Culbreth pause for the National Moment of Remembrance during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, at Nationals Park, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
U.S. Navy Hospitalman Third Class Johnathan Loper, right, and others salute during the National Anthem before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
U.S. Navy Hospitalman Third Class Johnathan Loper, right, and others salute during the National Anthem before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Washington
U.S. Navy Hospitalman Third Class Johnathan Loper, right, and others salute during the National Anthem before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Jets fly over as members of the U.S. Military hold the American Flag across the outfield, in honor of Memorial Day, before a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Jets fly over as members of the U.S. Military hold the American Flag across the outfield, in honor of Memorial Day, before a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga
Jets fly over as members of the U.S. Military hold the American Flag across the outfield, in honor of Memorial Day, before a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Jets fly over ceremonies before a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Brant Sanderlin)
Jets fly over ceremonies before a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga
Jets fly over ceremonies before a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Brant Sanderlin)
Atlanta Braves pitcher Gavin Floyd signs autographs before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Atlanta Braves pitcher Gavin Floyd signs autographs before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga
Atlanta Braves pitcher Gavin Floyd signs autographs before a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

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