The Pride of the Yankees (1942) Poster


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Referenced in 

Topaz (1945)
Banshun (1949)
alluded to as the baseball movie starring Gary Cooper
M*A*S*H: 5 O'Clock Charlie (1973) (TV Episode)
Frank mentions this movie.
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Jackson Browne (1977) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
Remington Steele: Second Base Steele (1984) (TV Episode)
Steele suggests that he and Laura watch this movie as part of a double feature.
Mad About You: I'm Just So Happy for You (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Paul
Homicide: Life on the Street: Gone for Goode (1993) (TV Episode)
Crosetti and Lewis discuss Gary Cooper movies.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Zombie Nightmare (1994) (TV Episode)
"Pride of the Zombies"
Friends: The One Where Old Yeller Dies (1996) (TV Episode)
Phoebe says she thought she was going to watch a movie abou "Yankee pride" because of the title but "boom, the guy gets Lou Gehrig's disease."
Frasier: Hot Ticket (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Simpsons: Homer Simpson in: 'Kidney Trouble' (1998) (TV Episode)
Homer says, "I'm the luckiest man in the world now that Lou Gehrig's dead."
61* (2001) (TV Movie)
Trumbo (2007)
Identified as written by one of the Hollywood Ten
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 1: Homestar Ruiner (2008) (Video Game)
Strong Bad's acceptance speech is lifted almost verbatim from Lou Gehrig's farewell address.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.45 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $100 question
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Fast & Furious/Adventureland/Sugar (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett mentions this film when he wants to put together a baseball movie with a fictional character.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Magical Mystery Cure (2013) (TV Episode)
Twilight says to the crowd, "Today I consider myself the luckiest Pony in Equestria."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 September 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says the most memorable line from this movie was actually spoken by Lou Gehrig
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of the greatest characters in sports movies
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.11 (2014) (TV Episode)
correct response in "There Is Crying in Baseball Movies" category

Featured in 

Diamonds on the Silver Screen (1992) (TV Movie)
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997)
footage included
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Lou Gehrig is #25 on the "Heroes" list.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth." is #38 on the list.
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #22 on the list.
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #3 on the "Sports" list.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Jeff Greenfield's segment
Hollywood's Top Ten: Batter Up! (2011) (TV Episode)
Hollywood et les hommes (2013)
Clips featured
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
J.B. and Brenda watch this together.

Spoofed in 

The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #6.21 (1973) (TV Episode)
Parodied in "Salute to RKO" sketch.
The Simpsons: Dancin' Homer (1990) (TV Episode)
"I consider myself the luckiest mascot on the face of the earth.''
The Critic: Dial 'M' for Mother (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip from a remake of the film
BASEketball (1998)
Robot Chicken: Major League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2011) (TV Episode)
The leprechaun says that he is "the Lou Gehrig-est man on the face of the Earth" in a scene spoofing "Pride of the Yankees."

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