gehrig gehrig  /ˈɡɛ rɪɡ/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Lou Gehrig’s disease clinic created at LSU in New Orleans

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Muscular Dystrophy Association has designated the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine as Louisiana’s first specialized MDA clinic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

  2. Lou Gehrig, Steve Gleason and a timeless case of stupidity

    Everyone with the slightest knowledge of baseball or American culture knows the Lou Gehrig story: Herculean first baseman for the Yankees , never came out of the lineup, ultimately playing (with the help of a couple of dodgy now-you-see-him-now-you-don't appearances) in a record 2,130 straight games.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Lou Gehrig's disease clinic designated at LSU in New Orleans

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association has designated the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine as Louisiana's first specialized MDA clinic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WDSU New Orleans

Quotes

  1. Asked why, Aaron said: "I traveled for 23 years, and I just get tired of traveling. I'm not going to fly to go see somebody hit a home run, no matter whether it is Barry or Babe Ruth or Lou Gehrig or whoever it may be. I'm not going any place. I...
    on May 22, 2007 By: Hank Aaron Source: SI.com

  2. "I find Lou Gehrig to be an amazing person, someone that you look up to as a role model," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "I think helping people is important to Derek, too. ...... He's chasing a guy with outstanding character and is a guy...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Joe Girardi Source: ABC News

  3. "More than anybody who has ever stood before you, I am the luckiest man alive," Williams said. "Lou Gehrig said it and made it famous, but I feel it."
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Roy Williams Source: SI.com

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