In 1923, Lou Gehrig began playing for the New York Yankees.
The 2010 baseball season will begin in April.
The first official Yankees Old Timers' Day was in 1946. It has been held every year since. The Yankees started the tradition back in the late 1930's, with the most popular being Lou Gehrig Day on July 4, 1939.
The Yankees final game of the 2011 regular season is on Wednesday, September 28th. The postseason will begin shortly after that.
Larry Bird (basketball), LeBron James (basketball), Lou Gehrig (baseball), Lou Groza (football) and Luis Aparicio (baseball) are famous athletes.
His freshman year of high school. But he had been playing baseball long before that
The Yankees were a charter team of the American League when it started play in 1901. The club was in Baltimore and played there for the 1901 and 1902 seasons. They moved to New York and became the Highlanders in 1903. The name was changed permanently to Yankees in 1912.
for entertainment, and because the men who played baseball were away at war.
In 1839 Abner Doubleday Invented baseball in Cooperstown, New York.
ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) and African sleeping sickness are diseases. They begin with the letter a.