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Like Lou Gehrig, Bruce Kramer turns to Mayo

Health Cathy Wurzer · ·
New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig at bat in 1935. Gehrig was diagnosed and treated for ALS at the Mayo Clinic. The famed "Iron Horse" showed up in Rochester in 1939 with puzzling symptoms: His hands ached, his legs felt weak, and his muscles were slowly deteriorating. His condition had harmed his playing ability for