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At 1-1, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

...off the right-field wall took a weird ricochet.There have been nine inside-the-parkers in World Series play. Lou Gehrig and Casey Stengel are on the list, and Mule Haas of the Philadelphia Athletics hit the last one in 1929.Plus, postseason...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-24/1-1-world-series-moves-quirky-giants-p
Sports
Rotary club to host mass ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

...The challenge hits close to home, as Rotarian and Juneau resident Lloyd Johnson died Saturday of ALS - also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease."Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/rotary-club-host-mass-als-ice-bucket-ch
Local
Today in Sports History

...tournament's history, dating to 1887.1995 - Cal Ripken plays in his 2,131st consecutive major league game to surpass Lou Gehrig's 56-year record. Ripken receives a 22-minute standing ovation and later hits a homer in Baltimore's 4-2 win...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-05
Sports
Upstart challenges congressional veteran

...water on his head - challenged the incumbent to take the ALS ice-bucket challenge to raise money and awareness to fight Lou Gehrig's disease.But Dunbar said his campaign is about more than clever strategies to get himself noticed.The Democrat...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-31/upstart-challenges-congressional-vetera
State
Search for QB allows teams to save cash

...media phenomenon, is part of a program launched by the ALS Association to raise money for fighting ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Participants challenge others on video to do it or donate money to ALS before dumping ice cold water over...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-14/search-qb-allows-teams-save-cash
Sports
Lloyd Johnson

Lloyd Johnson lost his 6-year battle with ALS Lou Gehrig's Disease on Saturday August 16, 2014. He died at home with his family by his side. He was 56 years old.Lloyd was born in...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172157842
Today in Sports History

...wins the U.S. Open golf tournament for the second time with a 293 total.1934 - Carl Hubbell strikes out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in succession, but the American League comes back to win the All-Star game...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-10
Sports
Judge: $765M might not cover NFL concussion claims

...last at least 65 years.The awards would vary based on an ex-player's age and diagnosis. A younger retiree with Lou Gehrig's disease would get $5 million, those with serious dementia cases would get $3 million and an 80-year-old with...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-15/judge-765m-might-not-cover-nfl-concuss
Sports
Today in sports history

June 31932 - Lou Gehrig becomes the first major league player to hit four consecutive home runs in a game, giving the New York Yankees a 20-13 win over...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-03/today-sports-history
Sports
Judge's decision means NFL may have to pay more

...out to $337,500 per player.The maximum payments in the settlement include $5 million for a younger retiree with Lou Gehrig's disease, $3 million for serious dementia, and $25,000 for an 80-year-old with early dementia.The rest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-15/judges-decision-means-nfl-may-have-pay
Sports

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