Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig

Born Jun 19, 1903
  • Baseball player, Actor
Henry Louis "Lou" or "Buster" Gehrig was a German-American 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, a trait which earned him his nickname "The Iron Horse". He finished with ...

Lou Gehrig Stats


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: Baseball player, Actor


: 5 ft 11 in (1.8288 m)


: 200 lbs (90.718 kg)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Jun 19, 1903 - Jun 2, 1941 (37 years old)

Place of Birth

: Yorkville

Date of Death

: Jun 2, 1941

Place of Death

: Riverdale

Cause of Death

: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis | Motor neuron disease

Lou Gehrig Film Roles

  1. Rawhide
    Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig Film Appearances

  1. The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg
  2. Major League Baseball: Memorable Moments
  3. New York Yankees: Heart of the Order
    New York Yankees: Heart of the Order
  4. Yankeeography: Vol. 2
  5. 7th Inning Stretch
  6. Moneyball

Lou Gehrig Subject of Films

  1. The Pride of the Yankees
  2. A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story