Skip to comments.On this Date in 1976: Rick Monday Saved the American Flag from Being Burned
Posted on 04/25/2022 6:44:41 PM PDT by DeathBeforeDishonor1
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Monday marks the 46th anniversary of the “greatest play in baseball” by Chicago Cubs centerfielder Rick Monday who’s quick thinking stopped a protester from burning an American flag on the field.
As the Cubs faced the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 25, 1976, a pair of protesters ran out onto the field in the bottom of the fourth inning with an American flag doused in lighter fluid.
The pair tried to light the flag on fire using matches they brought for the purpose, but Marine Corps veteran and Cubs centerfielder Rick Monday wasn’t having any of that.
Monday bolted across the field and yanked the flag right out from under the anti-American protesters.
The crowd leapt to its feet in applause and the scoreboard broke out in a message reading “Rick Monday… you made a great play.”
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You don’t have to worry about that happening in sports anymore 🤪
The players are more likely to be the ones torching 🔥
I watched that game on TV.
A true American Patriot. God Bless Rick Monday.
Yeah, I remember that… It was awesome.
I remember it well. Damn, I’m old.
Did those dudes get stomped or get wooden shampoos?
well they are all a bunch of commies now. to bad. haven’t watched a game since they went commie. and i watched every phillies game for years.
Stompin’s were reserved for White Sox fans.
You have to be a real loser to fail at “playing with matches”, which is how they look.
"Where have you gone,
Joe Dimaggio Rick Monday?
A nation turns its lonely eyes to you."
He was on the Cubs when that happened. He went to the Dodgers later.
Obviously a globalist.
Thanks Mr. Monday ..
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