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May 15, 2020

Lou Gehrig's generosity of spirit shines in new book

By JEFF ROWE
Associated Press

“Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir,” by Alan D. Gaff (Simon & Schuster) shows the Yankee legend's grace and spirit while battling a deadly affliction.

In the pre-television and internet era, it's hard to imagine the wattage a star player such as Lou Gehrig created or the emotion generated by his famous 1939 farewell speech at Yankee Stadium.


 
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