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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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Known For

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

Filmography

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Personal Details

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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Shortly before his death: "You have to get knocked down to realize how people really feel about you. I've realized that more than ever lately. The other day, I was on my way to the car. It was hailing, the streets were slippery and I was having a tough time of it. I came to a corner and started to slip. But before I could fall, four people jumped out of nowhere to help me. When I thanked them, ... See more »

Trivia:

Was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis on his thirty-sixth birthday. See more »

Nickname:

Biscuit Pants See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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