Robert James "Rick" Monday, Jr. (born November 20, 1945 in Batesville, Arkansas) is a former center fielder in Major League Baseball and is currently a broadcast announcer. From 1966 through 1984, Monday, a center fielder for most of his career, played for the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1966–71), Chicago Cubs (1972–76) and Los Angeles Dodgers (1977–84). He batted and threw left-handed.
In a 19-season career, Monday compiled a .264 batting average with 241 home runs and 775 RBI. He was selected an All-Star in 1968 and 1978.
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... He was replaced by former Dodgers outfielder Rick Monday ... and color commentators was installed, led by newcomer Charley Steiner and Monday ... beginning with the fourth inning, with Rick Monday as color commentator ...
... Soon after his retirement as a player, Monday became a broadcaster for the Dodgers ... From 1989-92, Monday moved further south to call San Diego Padres games alongside Jerry Coleman, replacing outgoing announcer Dave Campbell ... Monday rejoined the Dodgers in 1993, replacing Don Drysdale who died suddenly from a heart attack in his hotel room on a Dodger road trip in Montreal ...
... He was replaced by former Dodgers outfielder Rick Monday ... and color commentators was installed, led by newcomer Charley Steiner and Monday ... play-by-play on radio beginning with the fourth inning, with Rick Monday as color commentator ...
... When Cubs outfielder Rick Monday noticed the flag on the ground and the man and boy fumbling with matches and lighter fluid, he dashed over and snatched the flag to thunderous applause ... crowd and the stadium titantron flashed the message, "RICK MONDAY.. ... YOU MADE A GREAT PLAY..." Monday later said, "If you're going to burn the flag, don't do it around me ...
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