Of all the players in baseball history, none possessed as much talent and humility as Lou Gehrig. His accomplishments on the field made him an authentic American hero, and his tragic early death made him a legend. What a good looking guy
One of the most well known Yankees this is Lou Gehrig. He made his debut to the MLB on the Yankees in 1923, and his last appearance was also on the Yankees in 1939. He was nicknamed "The Iron Horse". His batting average was .340. He was voted the best 1st baseman of all time. He died of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or "Lou Gehrigs Disease.