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Major League Baseball's Lou Gehrig Day

Thursday, June 2, 2022
7:05 PM - 12:00 AM


Lou Gehrig Day

Just days before the Chicago Walk to Defeat ALS, our favorite baseball teams nationwide will help spread awareness about ALS through the second annual Lou Gehrig Day!

Attend the Cubs Game at Wrigley Field

To purchase tickets to the Cubs vs. Cardinals game at Wrigley Field on June 2nd, please use our link to have a portion of the ticket sales donated back to our Chapter -
We plan to host a pre-game 'meet and greet' across from Wrigley Field from 5pm to 7pm on 6/2 with food, beverages, and fun, so please be sure to email when you purchase your tickets so we can provide you with those details!

50/50 Raffle

On June 2 in recognition of Lou Gehrig Day, Cubs Charities will join Major League Baseball in the fight against ALS with a special Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle $20,000 guaranteed jackpot presented by Sloan.

For this special raffle, fans in Illinois can purchase Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle tickets online starting at 11 a.m. CDT until the end of the June 2 game or Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle tickets can be purchased from a Raffle Ambassador at Wrigley Field when gates open until the bottom of the eighth inning. One lucky winner will take home a minimum of $10,000 while the other half will benefit five ALS charities including I AM ALS, Project Main St., Team Gleason, The ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter and the Les Turner ALS Foundation. Buy tickets here.

In accordance with state and local law, Cubs Charities 50/50 Raffle tickets are only available for purchase in the State of Illinois.

Share Photos and Spread Awareness

Whether you’ll be watching at a stadium or from home, please join us in celebrating your favorite team and spreading crucial awareness about the disease. We would love to see how all of you are going to celebrate this day as it generates much needed ALS awareness around the country.

If you’d like to share your photos dressed in your favorite team gear, enjoying a baseball-themed snack, or honoring Lou Gehrig in your own special way, please email your photos to and/or tag us in your social media posts - @alsachicago.

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Join us for the Sox Game on June 26

The Chicago White Sox will be playing in Toronto on June 2nd, but will return to Chicago for their own Lou Gehrig Day on Sunday, June 26th! In recognition of the special day, the White Sox are offering specially priced tickets to the game against the Baltimore Orioles to Chapter supporters. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated back to support The ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter. Come join us for a fun day of White Sox baseball, and help support ALS research and aid! Get your tickets here.






This event does not require an RSVP.