Eric Hosmer and other major-league first basemen recite Lou Gehrig’s speech

Eric Hosmer
Eric Hosmer The Kansas City Star

Friday is the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech, and Major League Baseball did something cool:

It had current big-league first basemen recite the speech. That, of course, includes Eric Hosmer. MLB.com put it together and here it is:

Hey, if you’re in the mood for a light-hearted video, check out this “catch” made by a beer vendor during a game on Wednesday:

One last thing, did you hear about the Angels-Pirates deal in which they traded their struggling closers? Happened last week, and in an odd twist, the newest Angels Jason Grilli met the newest Pirate Ernesto Frieri at O’Hare Airport. In the bathroom. The Pirates’ web site has the story.