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Lou Gehrig plugs his ears as Babe Ruth blows into a saxophone in (Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images) GALLERY: Rare Photos of Lou Gehrig Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Baseball Players, Baseball Cards, Pro Baseball, Baseball Stuff, Baseball Jerseys, Hockey, Football

Rare Photos of Lou Gehrig

On July 4, 1939, the New York Yankees held Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium. The Hall of Famer was suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which had forced him to retire two months earlier. In honor of the 76th anniversary of his famed "luckiest man" speech, we present some rare photos of Lou Gehrig.

Died of ALS aka Lou Gehrig's disease. Of all the players in baseball history, none possessed as much talent and humility as Lou Gehrig. His accomplishments on the field made him an authentic American hero, and his tragic early death made him a legend But Football, Sports Baseball, Baseball Players, Angels Baseball, Baseball Quotes, Cubs Baseball, Dodgers Baseball, Baseball Stuff, Baseball Cards

In Hotel Lobbies: Lou Gehrig Celebrates the New Year in Washington | Ghosts of DC

The Iron Horse himself, Lou Gehrig, was in our city to celebrate the start of a new year in 1929. He was staying at the old Hotel Occidental on Pennsylvania Ave. Lou was quoted in the Washington Post on January 1st, 1929, after ringing in the New Year ... Lou Gehrig, who with Babe Ruth, speciali ...

Jimmie Foxx alongside New York Yankees Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Bill Dickey (all in civvies) on the dugout steps prior to the 1937 All-Star Game at Fenway Park. Baseball Dugout, Rockies Baseball, Red Sox Baseball, New York Yankees Baseball, Ny Yankees, Baseball Players, Chicago White Sox, Boston Red Sox, Beige

Jimmy Foxx, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Bill Dickey in Fenway dugout

File name: 08_06_010369 Title: Jimmy Foxx, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Bill Dickey in Fenway dugout Creator/Contributor: Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967 (photographer) Date created: 1937 Physical description: 1 negative : glass, black & white ; 4 x 5 in. Summary: (l to r:) Jimmie Foxx, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, and Bill Dickey (all in civvies) on dugout steps at Fenway Park. Genre: Glass negatives Subjects: Boston Red Sox (Baseball team); New York Yankees (Baseball team); DiMaggio, Joe…

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Rare Photos of Lou Gehrig

On July 4, 1939, the New York Yankees held Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium. The Hall of Famer was suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which had forced him to retire two months earlier. In honor of the 76th anniversary of his famed "luckiest man" speech, we present some rare photos of Lou Gehrig.

April 1939 - Lou Gehrig played his last game with the Yankees. He had played in consecutive games. New York Yankees Lou Gehrig leaps over a bat held by Joe DiMaggio during spring training. (Sporting News Archives) Breaks my heart a bit. My Yankees, New York Yankees Baseball, Sports Baseball, Baseball Players, Baseball Cards, Baseball Pics, Baseball Display, Softball, Joe Dimaggio

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“I love everything about this. RT @BeschlossDC: Gehrig & DiMaggio in @Yankees spring training: #NBHF”

Lou Gehrig batting in a game. Photo Print x Baseball Star, New York Yankees Baseball, Nationals Baseball, Ny Yankees, Sports Baseball, Baseball Players, Baseball League, Sports Pics, Cardinals Baseball

Seeking Simple Solutions For Baseball? Look No Further!

Does hearing the crack of a bat get your heart pumping? Baseball is an emotional sport. Nothing beats a warm day in the bleachers, watching the action on the field. Read on for great baseball facts.

1925 - Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth at Bolsa Chica Gun Club in Huntington Beach, California Babe Ruth, Damn Yankees, New York Yankees, Sport Park, Lou Gehrig, Willie Mays, Draw On Photos, Sports Figures, Sports Photos

1925 - Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth at Bolsa Chica Gun Club in Huntington Beach, California