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.
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.
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.