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Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" day...



Item # 659929

July 4, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 4, 1939 

* Lou Gehrig day at Yankee Stadium (day of)
* Famous 'luckiest man on the face of the earth' speech fame
* Best title to be had ?


Lou Gehrig's famous speech is one of the most notable & heart-warming events in the annals of baseball history. This issue is from that day and has a article on page 18 with a two column heading: "75,000 Expected at the Stadium For Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day" with subhead. (see) Only found in this publication. Rare as such.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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