Lou Gehrig’s perseverance is legendary. During fourteen years as a first baseman for the New York Yankees, he played in a record 2,130 consecutive games, earning himself the nickname Iron Horse. Lou loved baseball and considered himself a very lucky man, even though on his thirty-sixth birthday he was diagnosed with a rare and fatal disease.
Biographies | Nonfiction
Baseball | Biography | Illness | Lou Gehrig's DiseaseGeographic Region
United States - AmericaMain Character
Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man
Author: Adler, David A.
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