I am an animal lover and there is no more helpless feeling than being in a parking lot and noticing that someone has left a dog in a car with the windows up or slightly cracked. There is no question what you want to do but can you legally break a car window to rescue a dog in New York state?
It's one thing to be so good at baseball, that the player is enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. It's another thing, when that same player faced the challenge of serving in the United States military during wartime. The U.S. Navy decided those players were special.