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Lou Gehrig
   died in   
1941 aged 37 from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
baseball player (New York Yankees) American
Most Runs Batted In, Season (AL)
   is held by   
Lou Gehrig
184 (1931)
Most Career Grand Slam Homers
   is held by   
Lou Gehrig
23
Lou Gehrig
   lifespan was   
1903-1941
American baseball player; known as the "Ironman"; died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
Lou Gehrig
   is famous for   
Yankee 1B With 493 HR's and an Avg of .340
Consecutive game streak cut short by a disease that later would carry his own name
Lou Gehrig
   is famous for being a   
Baseball Player
"The Iron Horse" for the Yankees as first baseman from 1925-1939 when he played in 2130 consecutive games despite multiple broken bones in his hands! Streak ended in 1939 when Gehrig was diagnosed with neuromuscular disease and was forced to retire. Gehrig's lifetime batting average was .340, on base pct. was .447 and lifetime slugging percentage was .632.
Pride of the Yankees (1942)
   is a film about   
Lou Gehrig
Starring Gary Cooper
Lou Gehrig
   was a   
Baseball Player
"The Iron Horse"; gave his name to the disorder that took his life, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)






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