What advice should a neurologist provide to ALS patients about exercise?
In the midpoint of the 1938 season, it became clear there was a problem. James Kahn, a reporter who wrote often about Gehrig, wrote in one article:
“I think there is something wrong with him. Physically wrong, I mean. I don’t know what it is, but I am satisfied that it goes far beyond his ball-playing. I have seen ballplayers ‘go’ overnight, as Gehrig seems to have done. But they were simply washed up as ballplayers. It’s something deeper than that in this case, though.” […]