Attention Twins fans:  tonight's game Vs Boston will be broadcast on our sister station, KVGO COOL 104.3 FM starting at 5:30.

Today's date in 1935, Babe Ruth at the age of 40, announced his retirement as a player.

At the age of 37 in 1941, New York Yankees Lou Gehrig died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.  Since that time, ALS is known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

And in 1987, Ken Griffey, Jr., son of Braves Ken Griffey, was the first free-agent draft pick, chosen by the Mariners.

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