Lou Gehrig Justin Burrous
Birth – Date and Place <ul><li>Friday June 19, 1903  </li></ul><ul><li>New York, New York </li></ul>
Family <ul><li>Dad is Heinrich Gehrig  </li></ul><ul><li>Mom is Christina Fack </li></ul><ul><li>His wife was Eleanor Tuit...
Early Childhood Life <ul><li>First pro baseball game on June 15, 1923 </li></ul><ul><li>played football for Columbia in 19...
Education <ul><li>Went to the University of Columbia  </li></ul>
Accomplishments and Awards <ul><li>.994 batting average  </li></ul><ul><li>2130 games played in a row </li></ul><ul><li>La...
Obstacles Lou Gehrig Overcame <ul><li>Lou Gehrig disease  </li></ul>
Why I think Lou Gehrig is a hero <ul><li>In the “Hall of Fame” </li></ul><ul><li>Own award “the spirit of Lou Gehrig” </li...
Famous Quotes <ul><li>“Iron Horse” </li></ul><ul><li>“The luckiest man on the face of this earth” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I mi...
Death – Date and Place <ul><li>Died on June 2, 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Kenscio Cemetery in Valhalla, New York </li></ul>
Other Interesting Facts <ul><li>He got a scholarship to play football instead of football ,and he ended up in baseball. </...
Bibliography <ul><li>www.lougehrigstatistics.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.lougehrig.com   </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Lou Gehrig Justin Burrous
  2. 2. Birth – Date and Place <ul><li>Friday June 19, 1903 </li></ul><ul><li>New York, New York </li></ul>
  3. 3. Family <ul><li>Dad is Heinrich Gehrig </li></ul><ul><li>Mom is Christina Fack </li></ul><ul><li>His wife was Eleanor Tuitchel </li></ul>
  4. 4. Early Childhood Life <ul><li>First pro baseball game on June 15, 1923 </li></ul><ul><li>played football for Columbia in 1922 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Education <ul><li>Went to the University of Columbia </li></ul>
  6. 6. Accomplishments and Awards <ul><li>.994 batting average </li></ul><ul><li>2130 games played in a row </li></ul><ul><li>Last game April 30,1939 </li></ul><ul><li>Won the triple crown in 1927 </li></ul><ul><li>Had the most grand slams in a year(23) </li></ul><ul><li>First player to have number be retired </li></ul><ul><li>1927 American league most valuable player award </li></ul><ul><li>1936-1939 all star player </li></ul>
  7. 7. Obstacles Lou Gehrig Overcame <ul><li>Lou Gehrig disease </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why I think Lou Gehrig is a hero <ul><li>In the “Hall of Fame” </li></ul><ul><li>Own award “the spirit of Lou Gehrig” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Famous Quotes <ul><li>“Iron Horse” </li></ul><ul><li>“The luckiest man on the face of this earth” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I might have had a tough brake, but I have a awful lot to live for </li></ul>
  10. 10. Death – Date and Place <ul><li>Died on June 2, 1942 </li></ul><ul><li>Kenscio Cemetery in Valhalla, New York </li></ul>
  11. 11. Other Interesting Facts <ul><li>He got a scholarship to play football instead of football ,and he ended up in baseball. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bibliography <ul><li>www.lougehrigstatistics.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.lougehrig.com </li></ul>
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