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July 4, 1939: A Day That Will Never Be Forgotten

By Coach Phatty, published on Jul 4, 2013

...about as many famous ball players that I could and I loved so many of them.

My all-time favorite baseball player let alone my all-time favorite ATHLETE was “the Iron Horse”, Lou Gehrig…the Hall of Fame first baseman for the Yankees. I remember watching the movie “The Pride of the Yankees”, the Lou Gehrig story, totally mesmerized. I used to try to hit like him, play like him, etc.

One of the things that Lou Gehrig was so famous was two things: A disease that would later take his life, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) otherwise known as “Lou Gehrig... (more)

Tags: lou gehrig, new york yankees, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), lou gehrig disease, pride of the yankees

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