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The Pride of the Yankees (1942) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • Biopic traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his childhood in New York until his famous 'Luckiest Man' speech at his farewell day in 1939.

    - Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

Synopsis

The life of Yankee baseball great Lou Gehrig known as the 'Iron Horse' from his childhood, through his baseball career...

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