It is unfortunate that in your Sept. 27 editorial “Yogi Berra, 1925-2015” you missed highlighting Mr. Berra’s heroic service as a member of the Navy during World War II, and in particular his participation in D-day.
Even as a lifelong Red Sox fan, I wholeheartedly appreciate the greats who have graced baseball’s fields of dreams, whether they have played for Boston or not. Mr. Berra was one of those true baseball greats \x97 both on and off the field.
I am grateful for his service to our country and believe that you should have recognized and acknowledged this important part of his life and its historical context. We are a greater nation because of heroes like Mr. Berra and all of those who serve, both past and present.