The baseball player Lou Gehrig died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Baseball Hall of Famer, seven-time All-Star, six-time World Series Champion, and two-time AL MVP who became known as the “Iron Horse” after playing in 2,130 consecutive games. He died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which came to be known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
He married Eleanor Twitchell, the daughter of the Chicago Parks commissioner, in September of 1933. The couple remained married until his death.
“There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.”Lou Gehrig
“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.”Lou Gehrig
“When you have a wonderful mother-in-law who takes sides with you in squabbles with her own daughter – that’s something.”Lou Gehrig
“I’m not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference.”Lou Gehrig
“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.”Lou Gehrig