Henry Louis Gehrig
(The Iron Horse, Biscuit Pants or Buster)
also known as Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: June 19, 1903 in New York, NY
High School: HS of Commerce (New York, NY)
School: Columbia University (New York, NY)
Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees in 1923. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 15, 1923 (Age 19.361, 5,281st in MLB history) vs. SLB 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1925 season [*]
Team: Yankees 1923-1939
Last Game: April 30, 1939 (Age 35.315) vs. WSH 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Special Election as Player in 1939.
View Lou Gehrig Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: June 2, 1941 in Bronx, NY
Buried: Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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