LOU GEHRIG

CAREER

EARLY LIFE


In Lou Gehrigs early life he:


  • Was born in 1903
  • Was born in New York City
  • Was name Henry Louis Gehrig


Impact

  • A disease or illness now called Lou Gehrigs disease forced him to retire in 1939
  • The illness made him die in 1941
  • He played in 2,130 consecutive games




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Later Life

  • Lou Gehrig died in 1941
  • He held the record for most consecutive games played, 2,130 until 1995
  • Elected into The baseball hall of fame in 1929, which was 2 years before his death.
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Citation

World book online


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