A Moment of Real Patriotism in Professional Sports

On April 25, 1976, Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs, grabbed and secured the American flag from two individuals as they were attempting to burn our flag in the middle of the playing field at Dodger Stadium. Monday says now, “It was wrong then and it’s wrong today. … I get letters every week from servicemen and kids thanking me.”

The Greatest Play In Baseball – Rick Monday Saves U.S. Flag

 

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