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Lou Gehrig (Baseball Player) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Lou Gehrig
Henry Louis Gehrig was an American professional baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees. Gehrig was renowned for his prowess as a hitter and for his durability, 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. He still has the highest ratio of runs scored plus runs batted in per 100 plate appearances and per 100 games among Hall of Fame players. In 1939, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame and was the first MLB player to have his uniform number retired by a team. A native of New York City and a student at Columbia University, Gehrig signed with the Yankees on April 29, 1923.
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About Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig was born in New York City, New York, United States on June 19, 1903. He dies at the age of 37, on June 2, 1941.

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. Baseball Player Lou Gehrig's Disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), was the cause of his death.

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Lou Gehrig before becoming famous

Lou Gehrig was born in the Zodiac sign Gemini (The Twins), and 1903 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Rabbit (兔).

He was unable to play baseball at School Columbia University owing to eligibility difficulties, so he turned to football instead.

Achievement of Lou Gehrig

With 23 grand slams, he set an MLB record. Before Baseball Player Alex Rodriguez's 24th on September 20, 2013, the record had stood for over 75 years.

Lou Gehrig's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Lou Gehrig
Lou Gehrig

In September 1933, he married Eleanor Twitchell, the daughter of the Chicago Parks Commissioner. Until his death, the couple stayed married.

Lou Gehrig Collabed with

He and Baseball Player Don Mattingly are two of the most well-known first basemen in Yankees history.

Lou Gehrig Income & Net worth

Lou Gehrig's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a baseball player. Networth of Lou Gehrig in 2023 is 200,000$+.

Lou Gehrig Height and Weight

How tall is Lou Gehrig? At the age of 37, Lou Gehrig height is 6'1" (1.83m).

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Latest information about Lou Gehrig updated on March 14 2023.