Lou Gehrig’s baseball accomplishments are legendary. But before the time he died (at 37 years old) from a debilitating disease that now bears his name, Gehrig had become better known for his grace and dignity under difficult circumstances, than for ball-playing prowess. We look at the life and legacy of the Yankee’s "Iron Horse."


  • Jonathan Eig Senior Special Reporter, The Wall Street Journal; author of "Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig" (Simon & Schuster)

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