Lou Gehrig Farewell Speech July 4, 1939

Lou Gehrig Farewell Speech July 4, 1939

$60.00

Details About This Item:

  The overall frame measures 14 x 12 – Inside dimensions 12 x 10
  The single image of Lou Gehrig is 8.5 x 7.5
  The frame is ingrained all-wood in a light walnut finish
  It has a granite grey matte
  It is covered in glass

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Description

This sports wall hanging features iconic Lou Gehrig during his Farewell Speech which featured “Today I Consider Myself the Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth” comment.  This emotional speech was delivered at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939.

This finished piece is done in a “Modern-Vintage” style and is definitely unique and distinctive.  The frame is ingrained all-wood in a light walnut finish.

Lou Gehrig during his Farewell Speech is American baseball sports history that shows your admiration of Lou Gehrig and the New York Yankees.  It will make a nice addition to many rooms in your home or office or to give as a gift.

The Career and Life of Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig played his entire career with the New York Yankees.  He was voted the greatest first baseman of all-time by The Baseball Writers’ Association in 1969 and was the leading vote-getter on the All-Century Team chosen by fans in 1999.

Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 1939 – a disorder now commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig Disease.  The disease forced him to retire at age 36 and claimed his life two years later.