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Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech (day after)...



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July 06, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 6, 1939

* The day after Gehrig's farewell speech
* "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth"


The sport's section (page 20) has an editorial with two column heading: "Gehrig Will Always Be 'Greatest Ever' In McCarthy's Book" with subheads. (see) Text begins with: "To Joe McCarthy, Lou Gehrig always will be the greatest ball player of all time..." (see) Probably only found in a New York City publication, rare as such.
Complete with all 34 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century