Lou Gehrig

This undated photo provided by SCP Auctions shows Lou Gehrig’s 1928 New York Yankees World Championship wristwatch, one of several items being offered to the highest bidder by SCP Auctions. Featuring strong Art Deco design influences, the watch is engraved with Gehrig’s name and the back is specifically designed with an American eagle perched atop two intersecting bats, baseball-like stitching and the following moniker: “Yankees 1928 World Champions.” (AP Photo/SCP Auctions)

Lou Gehrig watch sells for $340,000

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A watched owned by Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig has been sold for $340,000 in an online auction. The buyer of the watch, given to Gehrig to commemorate the New […]

08/27/2014

This is an undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions of a Yankee Stadium ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939, the day he retired from baseball. (AP Photo/Heritage Auctions)

Signed ticket from Gehrig retirement hits auction

NEW YORK (AP) — A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939 — the day he retired from baseball — is going on the auction block. Heritage Auctions says more than 60,000 […]

06/30/2014

FILE - In this July 4, 1939, file photo, New York Yankees' Lou Gehrig wipes away a tear while speaking during a tribute at Yankee Stadium in New York. The league will conduct special on-field ceremonies to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Gehrig's "Luckiest Man" speech and honor his legacy on July 4, 2014. Gehrig passed away on June 2, 1941 at the age of 37.  (AP Photo/Murray Becker, File)

MLB to honor Gehrig on anniversary of famed speech

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is preparing to honor Lou Gehrig on the 75th anniversary of his famed “luckiest man” speech. MLB will donate $300,000 to organizations that fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease. […]

06/19/2014

Gehrig homer ball sells for $62,617

(AP) – An auction house says a baseball New York Yankees slugger Lou Gehrig hit for a home run in the 1928 World Series has sold for $62,617. Hunt Auctions says the ball sold Tuesday […]

07/10/2012

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