Posts Tagged ‘Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis’

Fundraising to fight ALS through Lou Gehrig #4 jersey sales

Thursday, January 15th, 2009 by Sandy

The author is my sister-in-law (I am widowed; she is talking about her late sister, my wife). She proposes that the Yankees sell Lou Gehrig’s #4 jerseys with proceeds going to ALS. When I saw that idea, I thought, the team must already be doing that, but no. They sell those jerseys the same way they sell their others. I recommend reading this posting to learn much more than you knew about Gehrig and his ALS, and then bombarding the Yankees with requests that they do exactly that. I can’t imagine they’ve made a conscious decision not to do this. I just think no one has suggested it to them.

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