Event to focus on Lou Gehrig
The story was written and will be told be award-winning storyteller Carol Birch, who traces Gehrig's life from his childhood, through his baseball career, to his marriage, and his final battle with ALS.
July 4 will mark the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's speech in Yankee Stadium, a speech which reverberates in the American psyche to this day.
Birch discusses how the immigrant son became a baseball hero and American icon.
On the 100th anniversary of Gehrig's birth, she told this story at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $5 for youth, with proceeds to benefit the need bus for the On the Road Again program for Roxbury seniors.
For more information, call Jerrilynn at 860-210-0201.