Yogi Berra served in the US Navy, enlisting in 1943. He served on a ship providing direct fire support for the D-Day landings. He went on to become one of the most famous figures in baseball, and his quotes have become household words even with people who didn’t know who he was.
“It ain’t over til it’s over”
Military.com lists his bio here.
Business Insider lists his most famous quotes here.
Notably one of the quotes is “You should always go to other people’s funerals, otherwise, they won’t come to yours.”
Yogi, I bet you have a lot of people at your funeral. Thank you for your service and rest easy.