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Did you know the Cubs honored a Salvation Army officer during the ’32 World Series?
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The Chicago Cubs didn’t end their 2014 season on top but in 1932 they played against the New York Yankees in the fall classic. During that fourth game one of the Cubs’ most ardent fans ended her own season.
Her name was Eliza Shirley.

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He’s not a Dr., except on the hardwood! He’s in today’s vintage ad.

Submitted by on December 13, 2011 – 2 Comments

He grew up shooting hoops at a Salvation Army youth center and returned the favor later in life by appearing in a Christmas kettle TV spot.

He joined dozens of other notable Americans who gave their time and talent to film brief TV ads during the 50s to the 80s to encourage the public to give generously to The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign.

Can you guess who it is?

Hit the white arrow in the player below to find out.

Click on the links below to watch other vintage TV spots digitized for your enjoyment by our MultiMedia Ministries team!
:: Bob Hope:: Burl Ives
:: Bill Cosby
:: Michael Landon
:: Milton Berle


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