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Synonyms for Gehrig

baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)

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MOST TIMES BACK-TO-BACK HOME RUNS PLAYERS TEAM B-TO-B HRS Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig Yankees 16 Hank Aaron/Eddie Mathews Braves 16 Frank Thomas/Magglio Ordonez White Sox 14 Willie Mays/Willie McCovey Giants 13 Frank Robinson/Boog Powell Orioles 12 Jeff Bagwell/Lance Berkman Astros 12 Mickey Mantle/Roger Maris Yankees 12 Hank Greenberg/Rudy York Tigers 10 Jose Canseco/Mark McGwire As 10 David Ortiz/Manny Ramirez Red Sox 10
Of the two, only the mezzanine box ticket was signed by Gehrig.
The effort comes despite opposition from Mayo Clinic, which holds the medical records of Gehrig, and doubt from experts, that the records alone would be able to prove the cause of the player's death.
In order to ascertain an accurate RBI record for Lou Gehrig, I applied the most rigorous approach: obtaining the complete details for every run scored by the Yankees in all games Gehrig played.
Gehrig has also been COO of Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg, Miss.
The 2011 Lou Gehrig Scholar Athletes for 2011 are Columbia University senior Jesse Qualliotine and Barnard College sophomore Blair Bloomquist.
13, 1941, by New York Yankees slugger Lou Gehrig, six months before he died In dozens of letters, New York Yankees baseball great Lou Gehrig implored doctors to try experimental pills and injections he hoped could cure him from an illness that took away his ability to walk, eat and even breathe.
NEW YORK: Derek Jeter surpassed Lou Gehrig as the New York Yankees all-time hit leader with a single against the Baltimore Orioles Friday.
Lou Gehrig displayed tremendous courage and strength in the face of a debilitating illness, and his speech 70 years ago still stands as one of the defining moments in baseball history.
13) The Pride of the Yankees chronicles the life of Lou Gehrig, who played for the New York Yankees between 1925 and 1939.
I guess even Lou Gehrig wasn't fit enough to smoke.
Gehrig reported at the annual meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists.
5 ATTENDING yet another gangland funeral, Tony's nephew Chris Moltisanti declared: "Hell of a coincidence that Lou Gehrig died of Lou Gehrig's Disease
Lou Gehrig was the famous New York Yankee infielder that battled this disease.