Posts Tagged ‘Yankees’

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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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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