Lou Gehrig’s Farewell Speech in Color

  • March 3, 2015
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This is another amazing piece of work by Dana Keller. This shows Gehrig wiping his tears as he gives the famous “luckiest man on the face of the Earth” speech at Yankee Stadium on July 4th, 1939.

Lou Gehrig – 1939

Source: Dana Keller

Here is film footage from that speech, courtesy of Major League Baseball.