Honoring a Baseball Legend: 75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s Farewell Speech

July 02, 2014 via Baseball Hall of Fame

This Fourth of July will mark 75 years since legendary Hall of Famer and CMG Worldwide client, Lou Gehrig heartbreakingly said goodbye to baseball with his iconic “Luckiest Man” speech at Yankee Stadium in 1939.

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The ALS Association Honors Lou Gehrig's Legacy and 75th Anniversary of His Famous Farewell Speech

Nationwide fundraising campaign to raise money for ALS research

April 25, 2014 via Market Watch: The Wall Street Journal

Seventy-five years ago, on July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig delivered what is now known as sports' most famous speech. Suffering from the symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he died less than two years later at the age of 37. Today, Gehrig remains an inspiration, representing fortitude, humility and courage to the tens of thousands of Americans living with Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Hall of Fame Weekend 2013

Ceremony to Feature Inductions of O'Day, Ruppert and White, Return of Hall of Famers to Cooperstown July 26-29

January 10, 2013 via The Baseball Hall of Fame

(COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.) – The National Pastime’s hometown will once again be the backdrop for the best weekend of the baseball year as Cooperstown hosts Hall of Fame Weekend 2013, July 26-29, featuring the induction of three Pre-Integration Era Committee electees and the return of Hall of Fame members, along with the Awards Presentation and special programs for families and fans of all ages.

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