Archive for April, 2011

Actual Progress on Gehrig Jerseys

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The bad news is that after four months of our asking for a five-minute phone call to explain our idea, it’s time to use the past tense:  Major League Baseball never got back to us.   They never took the time to understand that what we are proposing is not just good for ALS but good [...]

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Possible Breakthrough: Is Our Gehrig Jersey Odyssey No Longer Half Baked?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Next to “plastics” the most famous line in The Graduate might have been where Benjamin announced to his father that he was going to marry Elaine Robinson.  Mr. Braddock firsts proposes congratulating the Robinsons (who Benjamin says haven’t been told), then Elaine (ditto) and finally asks:  “When are you going to pop the question?”   Benjamin [...]

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Update: Time to Take Our Gehrig Jersey Request Public?

Friday, April 8th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Dear Gehrig Jersey Nation:
Yes, I realize that raising more money for ALS does not automatically lead to advances.  But one thing is certain:  Without more money, there won’t be more advances.   Those of you who have ALS or whose loved ones do, would certainly be excused for being impatient.    At a minimum, wearing these jerseys [...]

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