Researcher Uncovers Rare Film Of The First Game Of Lou Gehrig's Streak

Film of Babe Ruth facing Walter Johnson is enough to get any self-respecting baseball nerd drooling. But this restored 1925 newsreel features something that pushes it into the realm of history: footage of Lou Gehrig during the very first game of his consecutive-games streak. » 3/26/14 11:44am 3/26/14 11:44am

I Spent All Day Trying To Figure Out If These Are Lou Gehrig's Balls

Reader Mike wrote in to ask, "Did Sports Illustrated publish a picture of Lou Gehrig with his balls visible?" because those are the kind of questions we get. Your answer, Mike: I don't know. But it's not for a lack of research. » 6/21/13 12:36pm 6/21/13 12:36pm

To Get You To Come To Cooperstown, The Hall Of Fame Will Re-Honor Lou…

See that guy over there? That's James "Deacon" White. He played mostly third base and catcher, and had a .740 career OPS. His best years came in the Ulysses S. Grant administration. He's the only baseball player entering the Hall of Fame this year. » 1/09/13 2:50pm 1/09/13 2:50pm

Minn. Legislator Proposes Bill To Open Lou Gehrig's Medical Records For…

A Minnesota state legislator will introduce a bill on Monday that would permit the Mayo Clinic to release the medical records of Yankees great Lou Gehrig for medical review. » 2/05/11 1:30pm 2/05/11 1:30pm

Concussions Killed Lou Gehrig, Killing NFL Players

The drumbeat to address concussions in football just grew a little louder, with a new study that links brain trauma to a very ALS-like disease. Lou Gehrig himself may have contracted his namesake disease that very way. » 8/17/10 10:30am 8/17/10 10:30am