Lou Gehrig

Adrian Beltre ties Musial, Stargell with homer | MLB.com

ARLINGTON -- Adrian Beltre, serving as the Rangers' designated hitter on Wednesday, reached another significant milestone when he hit the 475th home …

Adrian Beltre

Adrián Beltré hits 475th career homer, tying Musial, Stargell on all-time list

Rangers third baseman Adrián Beltré drilled a solo home run to left field in the bottom of the fourth inning against Rays pitcher Ryan Yarbrough. The …

Major League Baseball

This team has a bat dog

Just Now<p>Miss Lou Lou Gehrig is the official bat dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, and she is very good at her job of retrieving bats when the …

Greensboro

Lou Gehrig's disease may affect the mind

(Reuters Health) - Even though the neurologic disorder known as Lou Gehrig's disease has long been thought to ravage the body while leaving the mind untouched, a new study suggests that the condition may also affect thinking skills and behavior.<p>Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is commonly known …

ALS

ActiveGiving.com Donations

<i>Despite 22 million(plus) people dying from ALS since 1869, there remains still no meaningful treatment or cure for this disease. Jon and ALS patients</i> …

Lou Gehrig

Letter Board for the severely disabled

My wheelchair-bound friend, Steve Pesto, has developed a simple, elegant, easy-to-use tool to aid communication with the severely disabled.<p>My friend …

Disability

Cal Ripken Broke Lou Gehrig's Record 23 Years Ago Today

Cal Ripken set a record 23 years ago today that will probably never be broken again.<p>On Sept. 6, 1995, Ripken broke the consecutive games played mark set by Lou Gehrig. The Orioles’ star played in his 2,131st consecutive game — eventually, Ripken’s streak made it to 2,632 straight games — and it was …

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles: When Cal Ripken Jr. Became the Iron Man

On September 6, 1995 the Baltimore Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. played in his 2,131st consecutive game, surpassing Lou Gehrig and becoming baseball’s Iron …

Sports

Finding that links ALS/ataxia to cellular stress opens new approaches for treatment

Scientists report for the first time that a protein, called Staufen1, accumulates in cells of patients suffering from degenerative ataxia or …

Medical Research

More than $300,000 Has Been Pledged Against Susan Collins if She Votes for Kavanaugh

As hearings on Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh have gotten underway, activists have raised $330,000 and counting of pledged money for a …

ALS

Jimmie Foxx

DID YOU KNOW<p>that on Aug. 14, 1933 Jimmie Foxx hit for the cycle and drove in nine runs?<p>Shop<p>Join<p>From the collection<p>Ball hit by Jimmie Foxx for his …

Baseball

Non-profit expands programs for families affected by ALS

A teen retreat aims to help teenagers and young adults recognize the importance of peer support throughout their ALS journey

Nonprofits

Prayer request: Jesuit president of University of Scranton reveals he has ALS

Just days ago, you’ll recall, the university announced it was <b>removing the names of some bishops</b> from its buildings, in response to the Pennsylvania …

ALS

When Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig’s record for consecutive games played

Bill Chan<p>Reuters<p>Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles at the 72nd All-Star Game at Safeco Field in Seattle in 2001.<p><b>Sept. 6, 1995</b> On this day, Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. took the field for his 2,131st game, breaking the record for consecutive games played, held by Lou Gehrig for 56 …

ALS

Dog Tries To Steal Baseball Bat From Player During Game

She was only trying to do her job 😂<p>This sweet pup is named Miss Lou Lou Gehrig. She works as a bat-collecting dog for the Greensboro Grasshoppers, a …

Baseball

Minor league 'bat dog' tries to take player's bat before at-bat over

Who needs a bat boy when you can train a dog to do the same job? Well, maybe this is why.<p>Like some minor league teams, the Single-A Greensboro …

Baseball

There are 4 numbers that have never been worn in baseball history!

Just Now<p>Baseball has been around FOREVER, and players have been wearing numbers on their jerseys since the 1920s. But believe it or not, there are …

Babe Ruth

Bat Dog Steals Show At Minor League Game

Aug 29, 2018<p>Dropping the bat when the pitch is called a strike is normally embarrassing for a hitter. But when there’s a bat dog in the mix, it’s …

Baseball

An MiLB player put his bat down during a plate appearance, so the bat dog tried to take it from him

By Eric Chesterton @CF_Larue<p>Minor League bat dogs are very well-trained creatures. Whenever a batter puts down his bat to run to first base on a hit …

Baseball

Attendees "crack crabs" to support families living with ALS

BALTIMORE -- WBFF -- Multiple people cracked some crabs to help support one of Baltimore's favorite Ravens.<p>Jimmy's Seafood and the Brigance Brigade …

ALS

Cal Ripken

DID YOU KNOW<p>that not only did Cal Ripken, Jr. break Lou Gehrig’s record of playing in 2,130 consecutive games, but he also broke the world record by …

ALS

Hospice organization makes 2 Cubs fans' dreams come true

A hospice organization is making Chicago Proud tonight helping two Cubs fans make their dreams a reality.<p>JourneyCare organized to have 48-year-old …

ALS

Bouge's bake sale brings home the bread

A Yellowknife family is pulling together to raise the funds they need to help one of their own. Julaine Debogorski has rallied her family to aid …

Northern Canada

Mike Cameron Hits 4 Home Runs In A Single Game

Just Now<p>On May 2, 2002, Mike Cameron hit four home runs in a single game against the Chicago White Sox in Comiskey Park. Only 18 players have …

Chicago White Sox

Here are the Yankees' 21 retired numbers | Who belongs and who doesn't? Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Bernie Williams, more

On Saturday, August 18, 2018 (8/18/18) the New York Yankees will honor their 1998 World Series team with a 20th anniversary celebration at Yankee …

New Jersey

Father Laurence Tracy Dies at the Age of 78

Aug 16, 2018<p>Parishioners in Rochester -- and many others -- are mourning Father Laurence Tracy.<p>He had Lou Gehrig's disease, and died this morning at …

ALS

Norm Coleman Says Cancer Has ‘Shaken My Soul’

“The throat and neck cancer that former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN) began battling almost three years ago has spread to his lungs and is at the most …

Social Media

Autographed ball by inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame inductees sells for record price

LOS ANGELES (AP) — How could a baseball artifact possibly top a ball signed by both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig?<p>How about a ball signed by Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Connie Mack, Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins and Pete Alexander, on the day they …

Nobody Can Get a Perfect Score on This Tricky MLB Legends Quiz | HowStuffWorks

ABOUT THIS QUIZ<p>Ever since the game of baseball was invented by New Yorker Abner Doubleday in 1839, the sport has been played by many and watched by …

Jackie Robinson

J.D. Martinez like few others

Not only have the Red Sox found their clear replacement for David Ortiz, but it’s possible they’ve found someone better — at least during the regular …

Baseball