Archive for June, 2011

Personalized Gehrig Jersey idea and we need FIFTY advance orders

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Two questions for the group as we get closer here. 
(1) How much more would you be willing to pay to have your jersey personalized?   So on the back under K ALS it might say (the choice is yours) the name of a loved one who passed or who you are supporting or anything else you [...]

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Finally, Major Progress on Gehrig Jerseys!

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Believe it or not, today marks the 6-month anniversary of when we started trying to get permission to buy Lou Gehrig jerseys to raise money and awareness for ALS.
Today also brought a piece of good news:  CMG Marketing, the licensing arm of Major League Baseball, said yes.  The (hopefully very slight) catch is that we [...]

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Five “Luckiest Man” copies completely free now (see asterisk)

Thursday, June 16th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

We have been charging $5 for shipping and handling.  The next five copies of Luckiest Man will be completely free — shipping and handling paid for on the USPS book rate — for the first five people to introduce us to 20 new Facebook “friends.”    (That’s the asterisk.)

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Bestselling Gehrig bio now available from Les Turner ALS free for ALS Victims

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The combination of Chicago’s Les Turner ALS Society, author Jon Eig, myself and two donors (who I think want to be anonymous) has made 10-20 more copies of Jon’s bestseller Luckiest Man available gratis to ALS patients and their families.  These copies are likely to go fast.  You will still be asked to pay $5 [...]

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