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Derek Jeter

Yogi Berra remembered at funeral by family, sports royalty

A gold catcher's mitt was placed on top of his remains. But on a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, Yogi Berra was remembered for being more than one of the game's greats. He was the man who served his country courageously on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in 1944. He was the man who delighted in the joys of family and someone who brought roaring laughter with his words wherever he went. The beloved New York Yankees catcher — a three-time American League MVP and Hall of Famer who played on 10 World Series championship teams — also brought out sports royalty from all corners to an overflowing church, much in the way he helped fill ballparks for a...