Pete Frates, the former Boston College baseball player who was diagnosed with ALS and is widely recognized as one of the originators of the Ice Bucket Challenge, signed a ceremonial contract with the Red Sox on Opening Day. More
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
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
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