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  • Before Colin Kaepernick, There Was Dave Meggysey

    Before Colin Kaepernick, There Was Dave Meggysey

    In 2016, Colin Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem to protest the racial injustices that permeate the United States. Almost 50 years before Kaepernick’s protest, St. Louis Cardinals linebacker, Dave Meggysey, had a similar idea. In the above clip, Meggysey explains how he refused to place his hand on his heart to make a statement about the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War. He also passed a petition around to other players calling for the withdrawal of troops from … Continue reading

  • [Cubs salute the fans 1984]

    [Cubs salute the fans 1984]

    This tape includes footage from the final game of the 1984 regular season between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs thrillingly defeat the Cardinals to win the division and take the field to thank the thousands of Cubs fans in attendance at Wrigley field. Continue reading