The greatest play in baseball (hint: it doesn't involve a baseball)    On April 25, 1976 at Dodger Stadium, 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.

The greatest play in baseball (hint: it doesn't involve a baseball) On April 25, 1976 at Dodger Stadium, 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.

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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.

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.

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Rick Monday, Los Angeles Dodgers

Rick Monday, Los Angeles Dodgers

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The Greatest Play In Baseball History- Rick Monday  I can only hope we have that same spirit of Patriotism and thankfulness for our country today.

The Greatest Play In Baseball History- Rick Monday I can only hope we have that same spirit of Patriotism and thankfulness for our country today.

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1969 Bob Solon Jack in the Box Oakland Athletics #14 Rick Monday Front

1969 Bob Solon Jack in the Box Oakland Athletics #14 Rick Monday Front

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On this day in history Rick Monday saved the American flag. Maybe the greatest play in baseball history.

On this day in history Rick Monday saved the American flag. Maybe the greatest play in baseball history.

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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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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.

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