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Lou Gehrig

Henry Louis “Lou” Gehrig (June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941) was an American baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees (1923–1939). Gehrig set several major league records, including the most career grand slams (23), which Alex Rodriguez tied in 2012, and most consecutive games played (2,130), since surpassed by Cal Ripken, Jr..

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12_CelebritiesLou Gehrig, as featured in Celebrities In Disguise, a children’s book by Abraham Menashe, available from iTunes.