Reporter asks Prince Fielder if he feels like Lou Gehrig

Prince Fielder is done playing professional baseball because of a neck injury. That sucks; seeing someone's career end prematurely is always sad.Bright side for Fielder, though — he is not retiring because of debilitating disease that will rapidly kill him, then bear his name. He is unlike Lou Gehrig in that way. Both are first basemen, I suppose. MORE: These are the 50 best players in baseballThat didn't stop someone from asking Fielder, at his retirement press conference, if h

e related to Gehrig's famous "luckiest man on the face of the earth" speech.  #PrinceFielder asked if he "sort of understands what Lou Gehrig was going through in his famous speech" #Rangers— mfr24 (@mfr234) August 10, 2016Gehrig gave that speech upon his affliction with a debilitating disease that rapidly killed him and bore his name. Fielder, thus far, has been forced to do no such thing.Congratulations to Fielder and his family.