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Baseball star Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941) hits a home run. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Autographed Lou Gehrig Ticket Stub Fetches $95,600 At Auction

A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939 — the day he retired from baseball — has sold at auction for $95,600.

07/31/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WATCH: Jeter Tops Gehrig For Yankees’ Doubles Record

Derek Jeter, who plans to retire at the end of the season, previously passed “The Iron Horse” as the franchise’s all-time hits leader in September 2009.

07/23/2014

Lou Gehrig's monument at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

MLB Honors Lou Gehrig On 75th Anniversary Of Iconic Speech

The tribute will include a video shown at all ballparks featuring a first baseman from each team reciting a line from Gehrig’s “luckiest man” speech.

07/04/2014

Baseball star Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941) hits a home run. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Palladino: Gehrig’s Legendary Speech Still Teaches Us Lessons Today

Gehrig taught a lesson on July 4, 1939. His speech, the greatest ever delivered in the sports arena, continues to teach today.

06/30/2014

Bergen County Sports Memorabilia Auction

Sports Memorabilia Seized From Money Laundering Convict To Go Up For Auction

You have a chance to score some rare sports memorabilia – including items from Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.

05/01/2014

The plaque of Lou Gehrig is seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium prior to game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox on May 2, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the White Sox 12-3. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gehrig Letter Expressing Optimism He’d Beat ALS Goes On Auction Block

There was a time when Lou Gehrig was feeling fairly good about his chances against the disease that ultimately took his life at the age of 37.

05/01/2014

Yankees logo on grass (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Remembering Tony Lazzeri, The Forgotten Yankee

It was Lazzeri who played alongside the iconic figures of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and who preceded the great Joe DiMaggio as the first great Italian-American ballplayer.

11/05/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

12-Year-Old East Islip Boy Returns Record Grand Slam Ball To A-Rod

12-year-old Steven Gieseler Jr., of East Islip, returned A-Rod’s record-breaking grand slam ball.

09/28/2013

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees acknowledges fans after his 4,000th career hit.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Ichiro Joins Rare Company, Reaches Incredible Feat With 4,000th Hit

Suzuki’s teammates streamed out of the dugout and surrounded him at first base, Curtis Granderson giving him the first hug. A grinning Suzuki then faced the cheering fans and bowed, doffing his helmet.

08/22/2013

The plaque of Lefty Gomez is seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Taking A Closer Look At The Legendary Lefty Gomez

For today’s blog I would like to highlight one of the funniest, most lovable, most quotable pitchers to ever wear the pinstripes — Lefty Gomez.

05/13/2013

Hideki Matsui (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Modest Matsui Returns To Japan, But He Won’t Be Forgotten

Matsui arrived just a little late to enjoy the spoils of the 1990s. But one could easily argue that that was the only time his timing was ever off.

01/04/2013

Associated Press

Ruth’s Team Sweater Sells For $250K, Gehrig’s Game-Used Bat Sells For $75K

A Babe Ruth team sweater from around 1922 sold for $250,642 and a Lou Gehrig game-used bat from 1938 or ’39 sold for $75,205.

12/02/2012

Lou Gehrig (Credit: www.lougehrig.com)

Did Lou Gehrig Really Die Of Lou Gehrig’s Disease? Some Lawmakers Aren’t So Sure

Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.

10/05/2012

American League MVP candidates Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout (credits: Thearon W. Henderson, Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Cabrera Vs. Trout — Sorting Through The Great 2012 AL MVP Debate

Both Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout have had historic 2012 seasons, but only one can take home the AL MVP.

10/04/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Granderson Key To Yankees’ Playoff Hopes

Curtis Granderson’s caught fire in his last six games and is powering the Yankees down the stretch.

09/16/2012

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