Henry Louis Gehrig


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Noun1.Henry Louis Gehrig - baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)Henry Louis Gehrig - baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
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In his typically overheated fashion, Paul Gallico captured the sentiment and poignancy of Lou's farewell when 62,000 fans assembled to pay tribute to the dying athlete: "On July 4, 1939, there took place the most tragic and touching scenes ever enacted on a baseball diamond--the funeral services for Henry Louis Gehrig.