Tagged: ‘Lou Gehrig’

New York Yankees Legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig Struck Out by Girl: Video
April 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Legend and video has it that New York Yankees legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, two of the greatest baseball players in the history of the game, were struck out by a 17-year-old girl named Jackie Mitchell. ***PHOTO1*** It was during spring training in 1931 and both Ruth and Gehrig were playing...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Says Captaincy Should Retire with Derek Jeter
March 5th, 2015 at 3:11 PM
Brian Cashman made some very interesting comments about the New York Yankees captaincy to ESPN Radio on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said that the captaincy of the New York Yankees should be retired, per the Daily News. “As far as I’m concerned, and I’m not to decision maker on this, that captaincy should be...

Lou Gehrig Speech Recited by Yankees’ Derek Jeter and 30 MLB 1st Baseman (Video)
July 2nd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
The 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech will be on July 4 and is being commemorated by Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** One of the ways to remember Gehrig is to recite his infamous speech made in 1939 through the mouths of 30 current first baseman in the league, with...

MLB to Honor Yankees Legend Lou Gehrig on July 4; ‘Luckiest Man Alive’ Speech
June 20th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
On July 4, it will be 75 years since New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig made one of the most famous speeches in baseball history at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Gehrig, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, now known as Lou Gehrig's disease) in the 1939 season and didn't play another major league...

New York Yankees: Frank Sinatra Asks Lou Gehrig for Autograph Photo from 1939
June 2nd, 2014 at 5:47 PM
On the anniversary of his passing, we remember New York Yankees legendary first baseman Lou Gehrig by getting a glimpse of him in one of his brighter moments when Frank Sinatra came looking for an autograph. ***VIDEO1*** Old Blue Eyes' career was still getting off the ground in 1939, but The Iron...