Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball field. Featuring unflinching looks at the Gehrig's relationship, as well as Lou's feud with Babe Ruth. This film is for anyone interested in baseball. Written by
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Filmed in 1977 but not broadcast until 1978. See more
Although in real life Lou Gehrig batted and threw lefty, he wrote with his right hand (likely a victim of "correction," as was the custom back then). In the film, he writes with his left hand. See more