This sports wall hanging features iconic Lou Gehrig during his Luckiest Man Farewell Speech. 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. American baseball sports history that shows your admiration of Lou Gehrig and the 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.