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Lou Gehrig (1903–1941)


Lou Gehrig is remembered as baseball's "Iron Horse" and used to own the major league record for the 2,130 consecutive games that he played for the New York Yankees between 1925 and 1939, where he had a .340 career batting average, making him one of the greatest hitters of all time. Henry Louis Gehrig was born in the Yorkville section of Manhattan,... See full bio »

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Other Works:

TV commercial for MasterCard (archive footage) (2002)

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2 Biographical Movies | 3 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I may have been given a bad break, but I've got an awful lot to live for. (Retirement speech, July 4 1939) See more »

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Was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis on his thirty-sixth birthday. See more »

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The Iron Horse See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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