A headache becomes history
Lou Gehrig hits four consecutive home runs
On June 3, 1932, Lou Gehrig hit a home run in his first four at-bats against the Philadelphia Athletics. Though Bobby Lowe and Hall of Famer Ed Delahanty had each hit four home runs in a contest during the 1890s, no one had accomplished the feat before in baseball’s modern era.
Lou Gehrig appears in his 2,000th consecutive game for the Yankees
The Iron Horse reaches the 2000-mark on his way to 2,130 consecutive games.
Lou Gehrig Day at Yankee Stadium
Lou Gehrig gave his famous speech on July 4, 1939, at Yankee Stadium in front of 61,808 fans.
Gehrig, Ruth round up funds for NYC hospital
Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig always knew how to put on a good show.