Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig, baseball - famouslefties.com

Henry Louis “Lou” Gehrig (June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941) was an American baseball player in the 1920s and 1930s, chiefly remembered for his prowess as a hitter, his consecutive games-played record and its subsequent longevity, and the pathos of his farewell from baseball at age 36, when he was stricken with a fatal neurological disease. Popularly called “The Iron Horse” for his durability, Gehrig set several major league records.  He holds the record for most career grand slams (23)…more

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