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) vs. SLB 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Team: Yankees 1923-1939
Final Game: April 30, 1939 (Age 35) 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. No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013).
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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