Showing 1 - 10 of 76 Stories for Lou Gehrig's disease
We are still a long way from a cure for ALS—or even finding what causes the brutal disease. But this year a group of patients and athletes brought us a little closer with the Ice Bucket Challenge
Teeing Up the Masters
28 years is still on Watson's bag, despite learning he had Lou Gehrig's disease in January (page 60). Kate Meyers. As a resident of Louisville, ...
AND STILL COUNTING... THE WORLD-RECORD STREAK, HELD BY A JAPANESE THIRD BASEMAN, IS 2,215
After passing Lou Gehrig to become the major league record holder on Sept. ... Ripken broke Gehrig's record, because the attention paid to
WORTH HIS WEIGHT IN GOLD FROM START TO FINISH, AT BAT AND IN THE FIELD, RIPKEN'S BRILLIANT 1991 SEASON WAS ONE TO TREASURE
had led his league in hitting at the break since Lou Boudreau of the Indians .... Williams, Al Rosen, Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig. He was so ...
A Native Son's Thoughts
(many of them heretical) about Baltimore (which isn't what it used to be), baseball (which isn't what it used to be) and the steadfast perfection of Cal Ripken Jr. (which is ever unchanging, fairly complicated and truly something to behold)
Nasty Little Devil
In this SI Classic from 1981, the author tracks down a thoroughly unpleasant yet alluring creature in the remotest reaches of Australia
A QUIET .300 FORMER BOSTON HEADLINER WADE BOGGS KEEPS A HIGH AVERAGE BUT A LOW PROFILE AS HE PREPARES FOR A FOURTH NEW YORK SEASON
of Famers Babe Ruth (.349), Lou Gehrig (.340), Earle Combs (.325) and Joe DiMaggio (.325). ... of that "disease." All of these things he did in ...
TURNING TOM AROUND
The spur to tom watson's golfing revival in San Francisco may have been the threat of being abandoned by his caddie of 14 years, Bruce ...
While winning the 1982 Westchester Classic, Bob Gilder holed a 251-yard three- wood for a double eagle on the 509-yard par-5 18th at ...
Has Parity Made For More Exciting Racing? NASCAR officials--and the majority of fans--would say yes, but several drivers aren't so certain
After years of flirting with the idea, NASCAR instituted a common-template rule at the start of this season. By mandating that every Chevy, ...