It’s Official: Each June 2 Will Be ‘Lou Gehrig Day’ for Major League Baseball

It’s Official: Each June 2 Will Be ‘Lou Gehrig Day’ for Major League Baseball

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It’s Official: Each June 2 Will Be ‘Lou Gehrig Day’ for Major League Baseball

After a protracted campaign to make it happen, Major League Baseball (MLB) agreed to set aside each June 2 to pay tribute to the late Lou Gehrig, the legendary New York Yankees first baseman whose career was cut short by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The inaugural “Lou Gehrig Day” will be celebrated league-wide this June. Fellow baseball legends Jackie Robinson and Roberto Clemente are the only other players to have an MLB day marked in their…

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