Thursday, July 4, 2013

July 4th, 1939

A panoramic view of perhaps the most historic scene in baseball history. Few moments within the game actually transcend the sport - this is most certainly one of them.  Lou Gehrig, age 36, stricken with ALS, gives his farewell address to the world in which he assures the world that he is "the luckiest man on the face of the earth."  He would die two short years later.

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