Lou Gehrig- my all time favorite player

The 50 Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

Lou Gehrig. Because even though life dealt him a shitty card, he still considered himself "the luckiest man on the face of the earth"

In Hotel Lobbies: Lou Gehrig Celebrates the New Year in Washington

Known as the Iron Horse, Lou Gehrig was long viewed as an accomplished first basemen for the New York Yankees who most notably playing in 2130 consecutive games

Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth

Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth - Gehrig went on to win 8 world series and Ruth and Mantle hold the distinction of hitting the longest home runs of all time

Lou Gehrig, New York Yankees

75 years ago today… The great Lou Gehrig ends his consecutive games-played streak at Suffering from ALS, the Iron Horse would hang his hat for good all too soon on July “I might have.

Henry Louis Gehrig Born: June 19, 1903, New York, New York Died: June 2, 1941, Bronx, New York Bats: Left Throws: Left Played For: New York Yankees (1923-1939) Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 1939

Henry Louis Gehrig played 17 seasons for the New York Yankees and was know as the "Iron Horse". He was the first MLB player to have his jersey retired. He suffered from the incurable disease, ALS, or also know later as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Lou Gehrig ~ "Henry Louis Gehrig (June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941) was an American baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees (1923–1939). Gehrig set several major league records, including most career grand slams (23) and most consecutive games played (2,130). Gehrig is chiefly remembered for his prowess as a hitter and his durability, a trait which earned him his nickname 'The Iron Horse,' as well as the pathos of his farewell from…

This Day In Baseball History: July - Retiring New York Yankees’ legend Lou Gehrig made his ‘Luckiest Man’ speech at Yankee Stadium as the team held ‘Lou Gehrig Appreciation.

Found this in the vault. Joe DiMaggio and Lou Gehrig doing some spring training workout warm ups. Love.

April 1939 - New York Yankees Lou Gehrig leaps over a bat held by Joe DiMaggio during spring training. Lou Gehrig played his last game on this day with the Yankees. He had previously played in consecutive games. (Sporting News Archives)

Lou Gehrig - I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth.

Lou Gehrig, retirement day at Yankee Stadium, July 1939 - he gave his "luckiest man on the face of the earth" speech here.

New York Yankees' Lou Gehrig after pulling himself out of the line up on May 2, 1939 at Detroit's Briggs Stadium - BL-1489-68 (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

New York Yankees' Lou Gehrig after pulling himself out of the line up on May 1939 at Detroit's Briggs Stadium - (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

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Lou Gehrig hit a home run during game 4 of 1936 Giants - Yankees World Series at Yankee Stadium, Bill Dickey is up next.

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