Commissioner Bud Selig presented a silver ice-bucket trophy to the family of Pete Frates prior to Game 2 of the World Series. Frates, who played baseball at Boston College, helped create the Ice Bucket Challenge movement. More
Major League Baseball recognized the enduring legacies of Jackie Robinson and Lou Gehrig for their efforts in impacting lives around the world during Game 2 of the 110th World Series between the Royals and Giants. More
The Yankees made a $100,000 donation to the ALS Association. Manager Joe Girardi accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of the donation. The team has had a long relationship with the ALS Association Greater New York Chapter. More
Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Joe Torre and 165 staffers in Midtown Manhattan took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Manfred lauded the efforts of the league, which has supported the fight against ALS in multiple endeavors. More
Yankees captain Derek Jeter participated in the Challenge, pausing to acknowledge Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig and his struggles. Jeter also nominated three people, including basketball legend (and former Minor Leaguer) Michael Jordan. More
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