LouGehrig, nicknamed "The Iron Horse" for his durability, was the greatest first baseman ever to play baseball! He played his entire 17-year baseball career for the New York Yankees (1923-1939). Gehrig set several major league records: he holds the record for most career grand slams (23).Gehrig is chiefly remembered for his prowess as a hitter, his consecutive games-played record and its subsequent longevity, and the pathos of his farewell from baseball at age 36, when he was stricken with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.Gehrig was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. In 1969 he was voted the greatest first baseman of all time by the Baseball Writers' Association, and was the leading vote-getter on the Major League Baseball All-Century Team, chosen by fans in 1999.To this day, he remains an icon and a symbol of great baseball.
Your young fan can pay tribute to one of the greatest players in baseball history, Lou Gehrig, with the Cooperstown Player tee from Majestic!Majestic New York Yankees Number 4 Lou Gehrig Youth Navy Blue Cooperstown Player T-shirt
Lou Gehrig made his debut on June 15, 1923 as a pinch hitter and from there proved to be one of baseball's greats. He was selected to each of the first seven All-Star games, won the American League's Most Valuable Player award in 1927 and 1936, and was also a Triple Crown winner in 1934, leading the American League in batting average, home runs, and RBIs. Show you're a true Yankees fan when you display this #4 Lou Gehrig Cooperstown throwback jersey from Majestic featuring tackle twill lettering and classic Yankees colors!Majestic Lou Gehrig New York Yankees Cooperstown Throwback Jersey Gray
On July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig addressed the fans at Yankees Stadium to announce his retirement and extend his appreciation to the Yankees and their fans. Gehrig was diagnosed with a disease that slowly deteriorated his iron horse frame. Gehrig would die on June 2, 1941 as a victim to the disease that would later bear his name. The Yankees potent offense led them to their fourth consecutive World Series Championship in 1939.Mitchell And Ness New York Yankees Number 4 Lou Gehrig Ash 1939 Authentic_Baseball_Jersey
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