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Iron Horse: Lou Gehrig in His Time

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Lou Gehrig will go down in history as one of the best ballplayers of all time; he was elected to the Hall of Fame and played in a record-setting 2,130 consecutive games. ALSknown today as "Lou Gehrig's Disease"robbed him of his physical skills at a relatively young age, and he died in 1941. Ray Robinson re-creates the life of this legendary ballplayer and also provides an insightful look at baseball, including all the great players of that era: Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, and more. 16 photographs.

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"All these many years down the road, Lou Gehrig's reputation still holds up as does Ray Robinson's elegant biography." -Bob Costas

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Lou Gehrig will go down in history as one of the best ballplayers of all time; he was elected to the Hall of Fame and played in a record-setting 2,130 consecutive games. ALSknown today as "Lou Gehrig's Disease"robbed him of his physical skills at a relatively young age, and he died in 1941. Ray Robinson re-creates the life of this legendary ballplayer and also provides an insightful look at baseball, including all the great players of that era: Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, and more. 16 photographs.

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A portrait of an American sports icon traces the life of New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, describes the highlights of his career, and looks at baseball during the Depression years. Reprint.

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Ray Robinson is an American journalist and nonfiction writer whose work often focuses on sports topics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393328820
Author:
Robinson, Ray
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Robinson, Ray, II
Subject:
General
Subject:
Baseball - General
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.26x5.62x.77 in. .59 lbs.

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Product details 304 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393328820 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "All these many years down the road, Lou Gehrig's reputation still holds up as does Ray Robinson's elegant biography." -Bob Costas
"Synopsis" by , Lou Gehrig will go down in history as one of the best ballplayers of all time; he was elected to the Hall of Fame and played in a record-setting 2,130 consecutive games. ALSknown today as "Lou Gehrig's Disease"robbed him of his physical skills at a relatively young age, and he died in 1941. Ray Robinson re-creates the life of this legendary ballplayer and also provides an insightful look at baseball, including all the great players of that era: Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, and more. 16 photographs.
"Synopsis" by , A portrait of an American sports icon traces the life of New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, describes the highlights of his career, and looks at baseball during the Depression years. Reprint.
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