Pete Frates Timeline

2003
May 22

Graduated from St. John’s

Graduated from St. John’s

2006
Apr 25

Pete Frates Beanpot Homerun at Fenway Park

2007
Apr 14

Frates Hits 8 RBIs vs Maryland

BC center fielder Peter Frates highlighted the Eagle offense, as he recorded…

May 17

Graduates from Boston College with a degree in communication

Graduates from Boston College with a degree in communication

2012
Mar 09

Named director of baseball operations for Boston College baseball

Named director of baseball operations for Boston College baseball

Mar 13

Pete Diagnosed with ALS at age 27

Pete Diagnosed with ALS at age 27

The day everything changed.

2013
Jun 01

Wedding Day: Pete & Julie

Wedding Day: Pete & Julie

Pete & Julie get married!

2014
Aug 12

Ice Bucket Challenge raises more than $220 million for ALS research

Ice Bucket Challenge raises more than $220 million for ALS research

Aug 15

Bill Gates’ Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug 31

Lucy Frates is born

Lucy Frates is born

Dec 17

Nominated along with fellow ALS warrior Pat Quinn for “Person of the Year” by TIME magazine.

Nominated along with fellow ALS warrior Pat Quinn for “Person of the Year” by TIME magazine.

Dec 22

Co-recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year honor.

Co-recipient of Sports Illustrated’s Inspiration of the Year honor.

Dec 23

ESPN SportsCenter’s “Pete’s Challenge” is nominated for an Emmy

ESPN SportsCenter’s “Pete’s Challenge” is nominated for an Emmy

2015
Mar 03

BC Baseball and Boston Red Sox wear No. 3 in Pete’s honor at the annual spring training game Ft. Myers, Fla.

BC Baseball and Boston Red Sox wear No. 3 in Pete’s honor at the annual spring training game Ft. Myers, Fla.

Apr 13

Red Sox sign Pete to an honorary contract on Opening Day

Red Sox Sign Pete Frates

2016
Mar 03

Pete’s No. 3 jersey retired by BC Baseball & St. John’s Prep

Pete’s No. 3 jersey retired by BC Baseball & St. John’s Prep

Mar 08

St. John’s Prep baseball field dedicated as “Pete Frates ’03 Diamond”

St. John’s Prep baseball field dedicated as “Pete Frates ’03 Diamond”

Mar 16

Endicott College (Beverly, Mass.) opens Pete Frates Hall

Endicott College (Beverly, Mass.) opens Pete Frates Hall

2017
Jan 11

2017: NCAA Inspiration of the Year Award

2017: NCAA Inspiration of the Year Award

Jun 01

Frates family donates the bucket used for Pete’s own Ice Bucket Challenge, along with memorabilia from his playing days at BC, for a display in the Baseball Hall of Fame (Cooperstown, NY)

Frates family donates the bucket used for Pete’s own Ice Bucket Challenge, along with memorabilia from his playing days at BC, for a display in the Baseball Hall of Fame (Cooperstown, NY)

Sep 05

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh declares Pete Frates Day in Boston at a ceremony outside City Hall

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh declares Pete Frates Day in Boston at a ceremony outside City Hall

Sep 05

Pete’s Book is Released!

Pete’s Book is Released!

Pete’s book was officially released to the public!

2018
Dec 12

Netflix announces production based on biography

Netflix announces production based on biography

2019
Jun 26

Boston College announces that Phase II of the Harrington Athletics Village will be named the Pete Frates Center

Boston College announces that Phase II of the Harrington Athletics Village will be named the Pete Frates Center

Sep 06

The Boston Red Sox present Pete with a custom 2018 World Series ring

The Boston Red Sox present Pete with a custom 2018 World Series ring

Dec 09

Pete Frates passed away after ‘courageous and public battle’ with ALS

Pete Frates passed away after ‘courageous and public battle’ with ALS

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