Posts Tagged ‘Lou Gehrig jerseys’

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Monday, April 3rd, 2017 by Al Lewis (alewis)

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Finally, Major Progress on Gehrig Jerseys!

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

Believe it or not, Kanken No.2 Scarpe Nike Maglie New Orleans Pelicans Nike Air Max 2017 Heren blauw air max pas cher 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. Huston Street Baseball Jersey Asics Pas [...]

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

Monday, March 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. nike air max pas cher These copies are likely to go fast. [...]

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John Belushi’s take on our quest

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

“We didn’t quit when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor.”
Yes, I know it’s been a little while and nothing new to report on the ALS jersey front.  We’ve achieved the 80/20 rule of getting where we want to go, but as my old boss used to say, “You get 80% of the way with 20% of [...]

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Gehrig Jersey Trail Leading to Major League Baseball — Yankees and Red Sox Now on Board

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

Our email letter-writing to the Yankees has paid off.   They are now supportive (not particularly enthusiastic, considering they are the main beneficiaries) of our efforts to dedicate profits from a Lou Gehrig jersey for ALS research.   By contrast, we didn’t have to bombard the Red Sox with emails.   The right person at the Red Sox [...]

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“Luckiest Man” Book Review. (More Jersey Updates Forthcoming Next Week.)

Saturday, January 15th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

One of our WhytheHeck Facebook friends suggested Luckiest Man, the most recent biography of Lou Gehrig.  I just finished it (in one sitting — couldn’t put it down) and am writing to recommend it.   While much of Gehrig’s career and early life had already been chronicled (curiously, no one has chronicled his speech, of which [...]

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Former Mass. Governor Cellucci Diagnosed Today with ALS, So How About a Jersey Design Honoring Both Gehrig and Schilling Together?

Thursday, January 6th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

How many more people have to succumb before ALS is recognized for what it is?   It’s the most prevalent fatal disease in the country.  Someone posted on the Facebook page a photo of Curt Schilling’s ankle, a photo taken during the so-called “Bloody Sock” game.    Knowing that cameras were going to be focused on [...]

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ALS Gehrig Jersey Progress Notes and Tonight’s (1/3) WBZ-1030 Call-in

Monday, January 3rd, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The good news is that we appear to have been the most visited ALS website and facebook page last month.    The bad news is that we did not make progress in our goal of creating this new sustainable, visible, source of funding and awareness.    This is probably mostly because the Yankees and all the rest of [...]

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My own story of ALS and how this site came to be

Monday, December 27th, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

As this blog has morphed, at least for now, from a creative idea-generation site into a grassroots ALS fundraising site to create what will hopefully be — with the Yankees’ cooperation –  a very potent and sustainable course of ALS funding, I  have been very moved by the stories, comments, and photos.  (I am sure [...]

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Thank you for your comments…keep them coming in and we WILL move the Yankees

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

I have to think they aren’t an Evil Empire and that my requests have just gotten lost in the bureaucracy.  Keep the comments coming in.  Keep forwarding things to (and just to keep ‘em honest, )
I am very moved by all these comments, and they are bringing back many bittersweet memories of my [...]

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