‘’THE IRON HORSE’’ WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1903

Lou Gehrig3

Henry Louis
"Lou" or "Buster" Gehrig (June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941)

Lou Gehrig was a baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major
League
Baseball
for the New York Yankees (1923–1939) until his career
was cut short by ALS, a disorder now commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s
disease
. Gehrig was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. In
1969 he was voted the greatest first baseman of all time by the Baseball
Writers’ Association
, and was the leading vote-getter on the Major
League Baseball All-Century Team
, chosen by fans in 1999.

 

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