"Before Colin Kaepernick, one NFL player silently protested the national anthem, and it was closer to the time that Tommie Smith and John Carlos made their protest, than to when Kaepernick made his.
But David Meggyesy, former linebacker, activist author and players'union executive, was alone among players back in 1968. Kaepernick has now been joined by a teammate, a fellow NFL player and, notably, U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe last weekend"
A delegation of US athletes with Athletes United for Peace showed up for a ball game in Moscow. Here the Soviet ballplayers enter the field, a beautiful small ballpark built by the Japanese. Moscow, Russia, USSR August 1990.