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Lou Gehrig: Fact vs. Fiction

The speech that Gary Cooper gave as Lou Gehrig in "The Pride of the Yankees" is actually different than the one that The Iron Horse actually gave at Yankee Stadium 76 years ago today. Compare the two

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July 4, 1939: Lou Gehrig's speech

On this date 76 years ago, the Yankees held Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day. It's when he gave his famous unscripted speech, saying, "Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth," despite suffering from ALS.

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Baseball Tonight Minute: Miggy a big loss

No one's played more games since 2004 than Miguel Cabrera and his left calf strain is a big loss for a Tigers team barely above .500.

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John Buccigross @Buccigross

Entering Friday, Royals and Yankees were the only 2 teams without a walk-off win. They both got them less than 15 minutes apart Friday

July 4, 1939: Lou's heart-breaking speech

Lou Gehrig is arguably the finest athlete New York City has ever produced. His body would eventually fail him, but his words on this day 76 years ago live on. 'An awful lot to live for'

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When animals attack in the Bronx

After breaking a 3-3 tie in the 12th inning Friday night, Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier fell to the ground after a bird aimed straight for his head.

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Marlins fan suing team for 'shark bite'

Two years ago, Marlins fan Beth Fedornak was playfully bitten by Bob the Shark, a foam-rubber mascot at Marlins Park during a between-innings stunt. She immediately felt pain in her neck and since then has paid $86,000 in medical expenses.

Papi unfazed by ball to the head

David Ortiz isn't the smoothest baserunner, but it doesn't help when someone's flinging a baseball at his noggin, like Jose Altuve did Friday.

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Adnan Virk, ESPN @adnanESPN

Miguel Cabrera headed to the DL for the 1st time in his career. Since 2004, he has played in the most games in the majors (1,809)

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

ESPN Stats/Info: Entering Friday, KC, NYY were the only teams without a walk-off win in '15. They both walked off less than 15 min. apart.

Mark Saxon @markasaxon

Clayton Kershaw was highly impressed by Noah Syndergaard. "Another Texas kid," he said. "What do you expect?"

Final: Diamondbacks 4, Rockies 3 (10)

Cliff Pennington drove home Welington Castillo with a sac fly in the 10th inning, giving the Diamondbacks their third walk-off win of the year. Pennington also had the game-tying RBI in the 6th inning

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