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Lou Gehrig

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  • RPOF chair diagnosed with ALS

     
    Republican Party of Florida Chairman David Bitner has been diagnosed with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, he announced Friday. Bitner, who took the helm of the RPOF in January, formally announced the diagnosis at a press conference at party...
  • Bidding open on game-worn jerseys from Florida State’s ALS game

     
    Florida State has opened the bidding on game-worn baseball jerseys from its “ALS Awareness Night” game two weeks ago. To participate in the live auction, head over to Seminoles.com. During its non-conference game against Florida Gulf Coast...
  • Angels ride Torii Hunter's bat, Tyler Chatwood's arm to 4-1 win over Braves

     
    Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning and doubled and scored in the sixth, and Tyler Chatwood gave up one run and five hits in seven innings Sunday, leading the Angels to a 4-1 interleague victory over......
  • Winter Park CC to host ALS fundraiser Sunday

     
    Winter Park Country Club opens its doors Sunday to host the “Nine 4 Gehrig” Golf Classic, raising funds for ALS research. “Nine 4 Gehrig” is part of a series of events staged nationwide to benefit the ALS Therapy Development...
  • Angels hang on to beat Twins and climb back over .500

     
    Perhaps the best way to describe baseball is to say it’s a game of averages. And a third of the way into the season that might also be the best way to describe the Angels –- average. After Sunday’s 6-5......
  • Yankee Legend Lou Gehrig Dies at 37

     
    une 3, 1941: Until he lapsed into a coma, New York Yankee first baseman Lou Gehrig, the “Iron Horse” of baseball, was sure he would win against the rare disease that was slowly killing him. The Yankees announced that his......
  • VIDEO: Alabama coach Mitch Gaspard, FSU’s Mike Martin on tornadoes

     
    During Thursday afternoon's Tallahassee regional news conference, Alabama coach Mitch Gaspard was asked about the toll the past two month has taken on his team, its university and the town both call home. On April 27, an EF-4 level tornado with 190 mph...
  • One colleague, one phone call I'll never forget

     
    I met Larry O’Rourke about six years ago at a media golf tournament he was hosting to raise money for various area charities. I quickly learned that that’s who Larry was. Most of my contact with Larry was on the......
  • Of golf and Larry O'Rourke

     
    He was going to write a book about the golf courses of Maine. That’s as far as the idea developed, but he beamed over it. “There are so many great courses here!” Larry shouted into the phone during one of......
  • Lou Gehrig was a better actor than you would think

     
    Considering all we've read and heard about Lou Gehrig's personality over the decades, his acting in this 1938 Western really isn't half-bad. I'm wondering how Yankees executives felt about him engaging in a bar-room brawl, though. A quirky piece......
  • Jeter and Gehrig

     
    Hi all, I???m back from watching my alma mater, Notre Dame, beat Michigan, 35-17. Sorry to my colleague, Ken Davidoff, who went to Michigan, but I???m relieved to know I???m not a complete jinx, as the Irish had lost the......