Tue, 16 Sep 2008 19:34:46 -0700
The Associated Press' Howie Rumberg reports New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter became the all-time hits leader at Yankee Stadium with a first-inning single Tuesday, Sept. 16. The hit was his 1,270th, moving him one past Lou Gehrig. Jeter finished the contest 2-for-3 with a sacrifice.
Sun, 14 Sep 2008 19:58:50 -0700
The Associated Press' Jay Cohen reports New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter tied Lou Gehrig for most hits at Yankee Stadium after homering in the fifth inning Sunday, Sept. 14. His 11th homer of the year gave him 1,269 hits at Yankee Stadium. "It's definitely special," said Jeter.
Thu, 11 Jan 2007 00:00:40 -0800
The Associated Press reports former New York Yankees 1B Lou Gehrig is among four inductees into the College Baseball Hall of Fame this year. Joining Gehrig are former Bucknell pitcher Christy Mathewson, Alabama second baseman and coach Joe Sewell, and Holy Cross shortstop and coach Jack Barry. The four will be officially enshrined in July during a ceremony in Lubbock, Tex.
Mon, 07 Aug 2006 01:01:06 -0700
The Associated Press reports Arizona Diamondbacks OF Luis Gonzalez tied Lou Gehrig for 26th on the all-time doubles list with a two-bagger Aug. 6 against the Houston Astros.
Tue, 27 Sep 2005 21:35:42 -0700
The Associated Press' David Ginsburg reports New York Yankees OF Bernie Williams moved into fourth place on the Yankees' career hit list with a pair of singles Tuesday, Sept. 27. He passed Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio, and with 2,215 hits, now trails only Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle.
Tue, 05 Jul 2005 21:08:56 -0700
The Associated Press reports Boston Red Sox OF Manny Ramirez hit the 20th grand slam of his career Tuesday night, July 5. He had been tied for second all-time with Hall of Famer Eddie Murray; he now trails only Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig, who had 23.
Sun, 10 Oct 2004 14:25:25 -0700
The Associated Press reports Angelo Giuliani, who played parts of seven big league seasons as a catcher before becoming a scout for the Washington Senators and Minnesota Twins, died at the age of 91 Friday, Oct. 8. Giuliani played in 243 games in the late 1930s and early '40s and was behind the plate when Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio batted for the first time in the big leagues. He was also on the field when Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig gave his famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium in 1939. As a scout, he signed Kent Hrbek and other players for the Twins before retiring in 1987. KFFL offers our condolences.
Sat, 28 Feb 2004 10:46:41 -0800
The Akron Beacon Journal reports Houston Astros 2B Jeff Kent questioned whether steroids were taken by some of the game's legends in previous eras. "Babe Ruth didn't do steroids?'' Kent was quoted as saying. "How do you know?... People are saying Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth -- how do you know those guys didn't do steroids? So all of a sudden, you've got guys doing steroids now in the 20th century, 21st century? Come on. Pete Rose? Who knows?... How do we know those guys were clean? Did they test those guys?"