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Left field at Fenway Park was once the home to Hall of Famers Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski and Jim Rice. But on August 14, 2014, that hallowed ground was reserved for Pete Frates and his family.

That day, Frates, a devoted Boston Red Sox fan and former Boston College baseball captain, took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge. More than 75 years after Lou Gehrig gave his “Luckiest Man” speech, Frates continued the fight against Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, by having ice cold water dumped on him.

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