Obituary of Lou Gehrig

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Lou Gehrig

Henry Louis Gehrig (born June 19, 1903 in Yorkville, New York) was a baseball player who was best known for being the first baseman that played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees. Lou died on June 2, 1941 and his death was because of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He died only at age 37.

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Lou Gehrig Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Gehrig, Lou
    • Common Name: Lou Gehrig
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Yorkville, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: June 19, 1903
    • Age: 37 (at death)
    • Also Known As: The Iron Horse, Henry Gehrig
    • Occupation: Baseball Player
    • Religion: Methodist
    • Net Worth: $3 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Mint Green (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Lou's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig
    • Father: Heinrich Gehrig
    • Mother: Christina Foch
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Eleanor Gehrig (married 1933-1941, his death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 02 1941 at age 37
  • Place: Riverdale, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held at Christ Episcopal Church of Riverdale, Bronx, New York City
  • Interment: Cremated and buried in Kensico Cemetery, New York, United States

Category Tags:

Baseball PlayerAmerican Born on June 19th Born in 1903 Born in New York Died in 1941 Died at age 37 Died from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Lou's Notable Roles:

  • New York Yankees

Quotable Quotes:

"I previously relied on others to guide me because I thought they knew better than my own family."

"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world."

"The world lost a incredible athlete when Lou Gehrig died at the age of 41. Gehrig was best known as the most prolific pitcher in history, winning 154 games in his career. (V)"

" Lou Gehrig was an American baseball player who played for the Boston Americans, Milwaukee Brewers, and New York Yankees. He also played for the German national baseball team. Gehrig was born in Danbury, Connecticut on December 4, 1889 and died in Rome, New York, on April 9, 1935. (V)"

Is Mr. Lou Gehrig still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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