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"His last record" cartoon, circa 1940
BA MSS 132
Portrait of Lou Gehrig receiving The Badge Of Courage for playing baseball with a disease he didn't know he had. Depicted as braver than amazing feats in boxing, horse racing, rowing, golf, and football.
Lou Gehrig played his entire career with the New York Yankees (1923-1939). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. Gehrig was diagnosed with ALS, known commonly as Lou Gehrig's disease, in 1939 and died of the disease in 1941.
Gehrig, Lou, 1903-1941
New York Yankees (Baseball team)
American League of Professional Baseball Clubs
cartoons & comics
Baseball Hall of Famers
28 x 14 in.
ink, crayon, gouache, texture paper
Aisle 4, standalone shelf
Copyright status unknown
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