Lou Gehrig — American Athlete born on June 19, 1903, died on June 02, 1941

Henry Louis "Lou" or "Buster"Gehrig was an American baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, from 1923 through 1939. Gehrig was renowned for his prowess as a hitter and for his durability, a trait which earned him his nickname "The Iron Horse". He was an All-Star seven consecutive times, a Triple Crown winner once, an American League Most Valuable Player twice, and a member of six World Series champion teams. He had a career .340 batting average, .632 slugging average, and a .447 on base average. He hit 493 home runs and had 1,995 runs batted in. In 1939, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame and was the first MLB player to have his uniform number retired... (wikipedia)

When you have a wife who has been a tower of strength and shown more courage than you dreamed existed - that's the finest I know.
I might have had a tough break; but I have an awful lot to live for.
When you have a father and a mother who work all their lives so you can have an education and build your body - it's a blessing.
The ballplayer who loses his head, who can't keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all.
There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.

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