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Lou Gehrig


1903 Born June 19 in New York, New York
1921 Enters Columbia University
1923 Debuts in the Major Leagues
1925 Consecutive games played streak begins June 1
1933 Marries Eleanor Twitchell September 29
1938 Stars in the Western film Rawhide
1939 Consecutive game streak ends at 2,130 on May 2
1939 Retires from baseball
1941 Dies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis June 2 in Riverdale, New York
1942 The Pride of the Yankees is released

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