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75 years ago today, the life and legacy of Lou Gehrig was celebrated at Yankee Stadium
July 4, 2014

by Dean Jackson Today, baseball pauses to remember one of its greatest moments and greatest players on the anniversary of his most memorable act. It’s also one of its saddest. Lou Gehrig Day, July 4, 1939 Gehrig, the portrait of invincibility.  The standard of consistency. Yet, a weird mix of frailness and immortality. A two-piece […]