Lou Gehrig

Cal Ripken Jr. Set Unbreakable MLB Records, But Where is “The Iron Man” Now? MLB Cal Ripken Jr. Set Unbreakable MLB Records, But Where is “The Iron Man” Now? , The League 4:16pm, March 31

Former Major League Baseball player Cal Ripken Jr. never attempted a 140.6-mile race. Just like Tony Stark, that didn't stop him from becoming…

Major League Baseball to Hold First Lou Gehrig Day in June MLB Major League Baseball to Hold First Lou Gehrig Day in June , 7:49am, March 5

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will hold its first Lou Gehrig Day on June 2, adding Gehrig to…

Babe Ruth’s 21 Iconic Baseball Nicknames, Ranked MLB Babe Ruth’s 21 Iconic Baseball Nicknames, Ranked , Staff Writer 10:37am, October 2

Babe Ruth needs no formal introduction. He's the greatest baseball player to ever step foot on a baseball diamond. There's…

Mickey Mantle’s “Breakfast of Champions” Puts Beer-League Softball to Shame MLB Mickey Mantle’s “Breakfast of Champions” Puts Beer-League Softball to Shame , Staff Writer 5:55pm, August 4

There's nothing wrong with having a good time, especially if you're a professional athlete. I'm not endorsing going full 1986…

Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” Speech on July 4, 1939 Still Gives Us Chills MLB Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” Speech on July 4, 1939 Still Gives Us Chills , 10:37am, July 4

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis — commonly known as ALS — is a nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical…

Derek Jeter’s Walk-Off Farewell Was The Perfect Hollywood Ending MLB Derek Jeter’s Walk-Off Farewell Was The Perfect Hollywood Ending , Staff Writer 5:05pm, June 1

Derek Jeter is a baseball legend. Even if you didn't root for the New York Yankees shortstop during his Hall-of-Fame…

15 Athletes Who Died Before Their Pro Careers Ended National 15 Athletes Who Died Before Their Pro Careers Ended , Staff Writer 12:16pm, May 23

Sometimes the sports stars we idolize are too bright to burn for long. For whatever reason, they're taken from the…

Need a Hat? You Can Buy Lou Gehrig’s for Only $200,000 MLB Need a Hat? You Can Buy Lou Gehrig’s for Only $200,000 , 12:03pm, February 19

Bob Ellis knew what he wanted from his mother-in-law's collection of Lou Gehrig memorabilia both times she asked him to…