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Lou Gehrig (1903–1941)


Lou Gehrig is remembered as baseball's "Iron Horse" and used to own the major league record for the 2,130 consecutive games that he played for the New York Yankees between 1925 and 1939, where he had a .340 career batting average, making him one of the greatest hitters of all time. Henry Louis Gehrig was born in the Yorkville section of Manhattan,... See full bio »

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Rawhide
Rawhide Lou Gehrig
(1938)
Speedy
Speedy Lou Gehrig
(1928)

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Lou Gehrig (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for MasterCard (archive footage) (2002)

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 4 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

The ballplayer who loses his head, who can't keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all. See more »

Trivia:

Contrary to what's shown in the film "Pride Of The Yankees", Lou's wife Eleanor and Lou's mother hated each other intensely. So much so that when Lou died, Eleanor refused to give his mother some of his personal effects (i.e.: clothes, baseball gear, etc.) for keepsakes. And when "Pride" was made, Eleanor refused to share the money she was paid as a technical consultant despite the fact that ... See more »

Nickname:

Larrupin' Lou See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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