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Lou Gehrig: Pride of the Yankees

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A touching tribute to one of the greatest ballplayers of all time

For seventeen seasons, Lou Gehrig was the heart and soul of the New York Yankees. The power-hitting first baseman donned the pinstripes for 2,130 consecutive games, a streak that earned him the nickname “the Iron Horse” and went unbroken for more than five decades. World Series champion, All-Star, American L
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Donna Davis
This baseball bio was written a long time ago and is now available digitally. Thank you to Net Galley and Open Road Integrated Media for allowing me an advance glimpse in exchange for my review.

Lou Gehrig, Iron Man", the first baseman who served alongside Babe Ruth on the Yankees' Murderers Row in the 1920's, was the kind of athlete you don't read about much these days. He was born so poor that he went through New York City winters without a coat to wear to school. His parents were German immigr
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Casey Wheeler
I received a prerelease e-copy of this book through NetGalley (publication date April 7, 2015) with the expectation that I will post a review on their site and others (my blog, Goodreads, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Twitter, Amazon, etc.).

I requested this book as I am an avid New York Yankees fan and I have read several biographies of Lou Gehrig. This is the first book I have read by Paul Gallico.
This is a reprint of an early biography of Lou Gehrig. It is a very quick read (less than two hour
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Paul William Gallico was born in New York City, on 26th July, 1897. His father was an Italian, and his mother came from Austria; they emigrated to New York in 1895.

He went to school in the public schools of New York, and in 1916 went to Columbia University. He graduated in 1921 with a Bachelor of Science degree, having lost a year and a half due to World War I. He then worked for the National Boar
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