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82nd Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s Speech

Posted on February 14, 2022 by ALS Society of Manitoba
This year marks the 82nd anniversary of one of the most famous speeches in baseball historyJuly 4, 1939 was the iconic moment at Yankees Stadium when Gehrig’s speech shocked and inspired the world, as he told everyone about his diagnosis of ALS. Lou Gehrig’s legendary words portray resilience and strength in the face of adversity. Today more than ever, we need to continue the fight against ALS. Let’s work together to End ALS!