Rick Monday - Chicago Cubs Rick saved the American flag from being set on fire in center field.

Rick Monday - Chicago Cubs Rick saved the American flag from being set on fire in center field.

On April 25, 1976, Chicago Cubs outfielder Rick Monday saves the American flag from being burned in the Dodger Stadium outfield by two protesters.

On April Chicago Cubs outfielder Rick Monday saves the American flag from being burned in the Dodger Stadium outfield by two protesters. A year later Rick was a Dodger and became a workhorse in the Dodger lineup.

The first 40,000 fans in attendance will receive Great Dodger Moments Coin #7 featuring Rick Monday saving the American flag.

The first 40,000 fans in attendance will receive Great Dodger Moments Coin #7 featuring Rick Monday saving the American flag.

baseballhall:    Today is Flag Day! Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs rescued an American flag from potential incineration on April 25, 1976 at Dodger Stadium. This picture of Monday with that flag is a part of the Hall of Fame’s photo archive.

Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs rescued an American flag from potential incineration on April 1976 at Dodger Stadium. This picture of Monday with that flag is a part of the Hall of Fame’s photo archive.

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DEADSTAR 6 “37 years ago today, two protestors attempted to burn an American flag in the outfield of Dodger Stadium. A baseball player by the name of Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs rushed over and grabbed the flag to thunderous cheers. The two protestors were arrested and Monday received a standing ovation from the LA crowd when he came to bat.

37 years ago, two protestors attempted to burn an American flag in the outfield of Dodger Stadium. A baseball player by the name of Rick Monday of the Chicago Cubs rushed over and grabbed the flag to thunderous cheers.

Rick Monday Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball Card) 1980 Topps #465 by Topps. $2.95. 1980 Topps #465 - Rick Monday

Rick Monday Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball Card) 1980 Topps #465 by Topps. $2.95. 1980 Topps #465 - Rick Monday

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