Rick Monday

Rick Monday

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Description
1964 Topps round, metal, gold colored bottle cap #40 with a color photograph of Rick Monday, outfielder for the Oakland Athletics on the front and statistics on reverse.
Rick Monday was one of many All-Stars featured on milk bottle caps to encourage fans to acquire each cap in the collection. Monday was an outfielder who played for the Athletics (1966-71), Cubs (1972-76), and Dodgers (1977-84). In 1981, he helped the Dodgers win the World Series championship. In 1968, he was on the American League team for the All-Star game and in 1978, was on the National League All-Star team. Monday is also well known for stopping a protest by grabbing an American flag that protestors were burning on the field. After retiring from baseball, Monday became a broadcaster.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cap, bottle
date made
1964
referenced
Oakland Athletics
maker
Topps Chewing Gum
depicted (sitter)
Monday, Rick
maker
Topps Company, Inc.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1996.0213.005
accession number
1996.0213
catalog number
1996.0213.005
subject
Sports
Baseball
Professional
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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