“I Fights to the Finish, Cause I eats My Spinach…”

oday in History, March 26: 1937 – The Great Depression had devastated nearly every community in the Heartland of America. But not Crystal City, Texas. The small farming community had flourished growing a once unpopular veggie called Spinach. The grateful residents erected a monument to the “man” that had saved their community by proclaiming to the world that “I’m strong to the finish ’cause I eats me spinach, I’m Popeye the Sailor Man!”

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