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Rick Monday Saved Flag From Burning in 1976

Published by on May 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB




Two protesters tried to ignite an American flag during a baseball game on Apr. 25, 1976. Rick Monday of the Cubs snatched the flag away before they could light it.

This act has been an inspiration to anyone that reveres the flag of the United States of America and for what it stands. This flag is why so many of our soldiers have died in foreign lands fighting for freedom.

This flag represents the 2,402 killed and 1,282 wounded at Pearl Harbor. 

This flag represents the 1,465 Americans killed on D-Day and the 19,000 killed during the Battle of the Bulge.

This flag represents the 405,399 Americans killed in World War II.

This flag represents the 58,209 Ameri...

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