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Offline welch

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Re: Nationals vs Mets, Game 3
« Reply #75: August 19, 2012, 03:30:43 PM »

Well, I don't know how much Gehrig paid for his steak   ;)  but he was hit in the head a few times  (one is depicted in the biopic with Gary Cooper).

In fact, some doctors think the head injuries were the cause of his death and that he never had ALS:


http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,2011489,00.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/18/sports/18gehrig.html?pagewanted=all




Ah. Makes sense.