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New York Yankees

All Time First Baseman

Lou Gehrig

1923 - 1939

2164 games, 493 home runs, .340 batting average

Twice winning the AL Most Valuable Player award (1927 and 1936), Gehrig played in 2,130 consecutive games, an endurance record that stood until Cal Ripken, Jr. broke it 1n 1995. He retired a year after learning that he had learning he had the rare degenerative disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is now more commonly known as "Lou Gehrig Disease." Gehrig was the first player to have his uniform number (#4) retired, and he is immortalized in Yankee Stadium's Memorial Park.

Lou Gehrig "Farewell Speech"

Movie Review: Pride of the Yankees


Manager Casey Stengel
First Baseman Lou Gehrig
Second Baseman Bobby Richardson
Third Baseman Graig Nettles
Shortstop Derek Jeter
Left Fielder Joe Dimaggio
Center Fielder Mickey Mantle
Right Fielder Babe Ruth
Catcher Yogi Berra
RH Pitcher Waite Hoyt
LH Pitcher Whitey Ford
Closer Mariano Rivera
Designated Hitter Dave Winfield

Bobby Abreu, Hank Bauer, Kevin Brown, Melky Cabrera, Robinson Cano, Joba Chamberlain, Chris Chambliss, Roger Clemens, Earle Combs, David Cone, Johnny Damon, Bill Dickey, Ryne Duren, Jason Giambi, Lefty Gomez, Joe Gordon, Rich Gossage, Ron Guidry, Elston Howard, Reggie Jackson, Randy Johnson, Charlie Keller, Mark Koenig, Tony Kubek, Don Larsen, Tony Lazzeri, Eddie Lopat, Sparky Lyle, Roger Maris, Billy Martin, Hideki Matsui, Don Mattingly, Gil McDougald, Bob Meusel, Thurman Munson, Bobby Murcer, Mike Mussina, Paul O'Neill, Herb Pennock, Andy Pettitte, Lou Piniella, Jorge Posada, Willie Randolph, Allie Reynolds, Alex Rodriguez, Dave Righetti, Phil Rizzuto, Red Rolfe, Red Ruffing, Bob Shawkey, Gary Sheffield, Alfonso Soriano, Bill Skowron, Mel Stottlemyre, Danny Tartabull, Javier Vazquez, Chien-Ming Wang, Roy White, Bernie Williams


Joe Torre

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