Major League Baseball is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's July 4, 1939, speech with a video of the league's first basemen reciting lines from the Hall of Famer's address. MLB is raising awareness about ALS. Watch
On the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest Man" speech, the Minnesota Twins paid homage to the famous statement. The Twins, who hosted the Yankees on Friday, posted a special video on their in-house television at Target Field. More
Many know about Lou Gehrig's bravery in the face of the debilitating disease, ALS. However, in these newly released letters, Gehrig's perseverance while suffering from the disease that now bears his name is poignantly showcased. More
As part of MLB's efforts to honor the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's famous speech, the league will donate $300,000 to the organizations that are leading the fight against ALS. Learn more about the disease and its effects. More
Major League Baseball and its 30 clubs will pay special tribute to Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig on the 75th anniversary of his iconic "Luckiest Man" speech by joining forces with ALS organizations to raise awareness for the disease. More
Mariano Rivera was honored at the 19th annual Lou Gehrig Sports Awards Benefit Dinner at the Marriott Marquis. The dinner raised about $1 million toward research, with another $172,000 added during a live auction. Read
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