Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig
1903 - 1941

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Lou Gehrig passed away on 2nd Jun 1941 aged 37.


Lou Gehrig was previously married to Eleanor Gehrig (1933 - 1941).


American Baseballer Lou Gehrig passed away on 2nd Jun 1941 Riverdale, Bronx County, NY aged 37. Born Henry Louis Gehrig on 19th June, 1903 (Gemini) in New York, NY and educated at High School of Commerce (New York, NY), Lou Gehrig is most remembered for Played 2,130 consecutive games. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Lou Gehrig is a member of the following lists: People from Riverdale, Bronx, Sportspeople from New Rochelle, New York and College Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.


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First Name Lou
Middle Name Louis
Last Name Gehrig
Full Name at Birth Henry Louis Gehrig
Alternative Name The Iron Horse, Biscuit Pants
Age 37 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th June, 1903
Birthplace New York, NY
Died 2nd June, 1941
Place of Death Riverdale, Bronx County, NY
Cause of Death Lou Gehrig's Disease
Buried Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 200lbs (91 kg)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School High School of Commerce (New York, NY)
University Columbia University
Occupation Text Former Major League Baseball Player
Occupation Baseball
Baseball Position First Baseman
Bats Left
Throws Left
MLB First Game Date 15th June, 1923
MLB Final Game Date 30th April, 1939
Hall of Fame Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Special Election as Player in 1939.
Claim to Fame Played 2,130 consecutive games

Henry Louis "Lou" or "Buster" Gehrig (Born Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig; June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941) was an American baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) 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 (AL) 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 (RBI). In 1939, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame and was the first MLB player to have his uniform number retired.

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