Lou Gehrig

The Baseball Career of Lou Gehrig


Lou Gehrig's disease is the deteriorating disease which caused its namesake to retire from baseball and die at the age of 37 (Tuleja).

Lou's Retirement

On the day Lou retired he gave his famous "The Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth" speech. "On the day he retired all of his former teammates showed up showing their support for him" (Viola).
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Work Cited

"Lou Gehrig." 1994. Lou Gehrig. By Tad Tuleja. New York: The New York Public
Library Book of Popular Americana, n.d. N. pag. E Library. Web. 7 Apr.

Viola, Kevin. Lou Gehrig. Minneapolis: LernerSports, 2005. Print.