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 (gĕr′ĭg), Henry Louis Known as "Lou." 1903-1941.
American baseball player. In his 17 years with the New York Yankees (1923-1939) he played in 2,130 consecutive games, earned a career batting average of .340, and hit 23 grand slams.

Geh•rig

(ˈgɛr ɪg)

n.
Henry Louis ( “Lou” ), 1903–41, U.S. baseball player.
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That's the goal right now, to actually get a winning record and a playoff berth, and just perform consistently and believe in what we can achieve," said Royals coach Matt Gehrig.
In the top of the first inning, the Yankees had Lyn Lary on first base with two outs when Lou Gehrig hit a shot into the center-field bleachers for an apparent two-run homer.
1939: Lou Gehrig set a Major League record when he played his 2,130th consecutive game for New York Yankees.
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While Bush appreciated Berra's unique use of the English language"It ain't over 'til it's over" and "When you come to a fork in the road, take it"he was even more influenced by another Yankee legend: Lou Gehrig. It wasn't surprising that Bush would choose the man known as the "Iron Horse" over the more flamboyant and famous Babe Ruth.
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