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From the #NewYorkerArchive : a selection of stories celebrating baseball, including Ted Williams’s last game at Fenway Park and how Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth transformed America’s pastime.

Eric Weinbrenner was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, also known as ALS, in 2019. He founded Paint for a Cure to help other ALS patients support their families.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s Disease) is a neurological disease that primarily affects the nerves of the brainstem, spinal cord and cerebral cortex of the brain. Learn more at . #TodaysCare 

@jaysonst  One of my favorite Lou Gehrig nuggets--and there are many of them--comes from August 1938. 35 yrs old, less than a year from end of his career, likely already feeling effects of ALS, Yanks played 10 DH in 16 days, incl. 6 in a row. Gehrig played every inning of every game.

Aaron Judge has homered in five consecutive games. Only three #Yankees  have enjoyed longer streaks, and it's one heck of a list: Don Mattingly (eight in 1987) Roger Maris (six in 1961) Lou Gehrig (six in 1931)

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s Disease) is a neurological disease that primarily affects the nerves of the brainstem, spinal cord and cerebral cortex of the brain. Learn more at . #TodaysCare 

Researchers have found that a commonly used diabetes drug may help in the battle against Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Yankees to homer in 1st two games of season 1932 Lou Gehrig 1933 Lou Gehrig 1949 Tommy Henrich 1963 Elston Howard 1969 Bobby Murcer 1973 Graig Nettles 1983 Dave Winfield (first 3) 2005 Hideki Matsui 2011 Mark Teixeira (first 3) 2020 GIANCARLO STANTON

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2 doctors held over assisted death of woman with Lou Gehrig's disease in Kyoto

A dozen college-aged volunteers drove into Nashville to help a family who is fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease, CBS affiliate WTVF reported.

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Pete Frates, the former college baseball player with Lou Gehrig’s disease who helped make the ALS ice bucket challenge go viral, has died at 34. R.I.P.

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"Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth." 81 years ago, Lou Gehrig delivered his famous farewell speech after being diagnosed with ALS.

There are 8 Hall of Famers whose entire playing careers were spent with the Yankees: Earle Combs, Lou Gehrig, Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio, Phil Rizzuto, Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, and... Mariano Rivera.

On this date: Lou Gehrig considered himself "the luckiest man on the face of the Earth."

The last time an MLB duo put up numbers like Francisco Lindor + Jose Ramirez was in 1927. That duo was Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth

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José Ramírez and Francisco Lindor are the first teammates to each get 80 extra-base hits in consecutive seasons since Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig did so for the Yankees in 1936-37.

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Derek Jeter collects 535th career double in 9th vs Rangers, passing Lou Gehrig for most in Yankees history.

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On this day in 1939, Lou Gehrig played his final game with the Yankees. He had played in 2,130 consecutive games.

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73 years ago today, one of the greatest players in baseball history passed away. Here’s to a legend, Lou Gehrig.

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75 years ago today, Lou Gehrig let us know why he was the "luckiest man on the face of the earth."

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