Thursday, June 14, 2007

Rick Monday
A Real American Hero

31 years ago, Rick Monday, the center fielder for the Chicago Cubs (and veteran of the US Marine Corps), saw two individuals come onto the field during a game versus the LA Dodgers. Monday saw them lay Old Glory on the ground and then douse it with lighter fluid. They kept lighting matches, but the wind kept blowing them out. Monday decided to take matters into his own hands and save our flag.

Job well done, Marine.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love that guy!

8:03 PM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Orthodoxae said...

I hope they beat the crap out of those commie turd burglars...or am I being judgemental?

9:24 PM  
Blogger Hammerbrecher said...

Those fags, he should have spiked them too.

8:16 AM  
Blogger DeMaistre said...

My apologies in advance for posting off topic.

This is my first visit to your blog, Vir Speluncae Catholicus. Thanks to SOVII for calling my attention to you.

Faithfulness ...reason ...wit ...humor ...attitude ...your blog has it all. This is one of the best blogs I have come across in quite some time. Great job!

8:46 AM  
Blogger A. Carlton Sallet said...

I don't understand. I saw him pick up the flag but the a** kicking was so fast I missed it...?

9:04 AM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Catholicus said...

Glad you enjoy!!


I don't think that Mondat actually kicked off any any particular ass. I think that VSO was just wishing that a seriou ass-whoopin' took place.

12:10 PM  
Blogger Fr. Erik Richtsteig said...

I knew there was a reason I liked the Cubs (in addition to being a masochist).

5:24 PM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Orthodoxae said...

Yes I was, and it would've been justified.

5:46 PM  
Blogger Vir Speluncae Catholicus said...

After the spankin' the Little Bears just gave my beloved Padres, there ain't a lotta love in my heart for the Cubbies right now!! *evil grin*

Damn straight, VSO!

6:10 PM  
Blogger Ray said...

Here's another Marine in action:

7:34 PM  

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