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Players Honor Lou Gehrig's Iconic Speech

The luckiest man on the face of the earth.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 1:43 PM

75 years ago, on July 4th, 1939, Lou Gehrig announced to the Yankee faithful that he had been diagnosed with ALS, the disease that would take his life just two years later. The Iron Horse addressed the crowd assembled at Yankee Stadium and now, MLB Productions has given his incredibly moving speech a new chapter through the voices of current MLB first basemen.

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