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Lou Gehrig

Awards And Accomplishments

1927, 1936 Named the American League's Most Valuable Player (MVP)
1931 Sets the American League record for most runs batted in in one season (184)
1932 Becomes the first and only player to bat in more than 500 runs in three years
1934 Wins the American League Triple Crown
1939 Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
1939 Becomes the first athlete ever to have his number retired

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Famous Sports StarsBaseballLou Gehrig Biography - Growing Up, Taste Of Fame, College Ball, The Beginning Of A Legend, Chronology