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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


Lou Gehrig 1938 Action

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.

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939. Lou died 2 Jun,41 of ALS, since called Lou Gehrig Disease and Babe died 16 Aug 1948 of head / brain cancer.