MLB  > New York Yankees  > Celebrating Lou Gehrig???s famous speech 70 years later
July 4, 2009, 10:15 PM
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Lou Gehrig delivered baseball???s Gettysburg address on July 4th, 1939. It was the most inspirational event to ever occur on a baseball diamond. He delivered words of courage in the face of death in front of 61,808 fans. He resembled everything that was right in the game???courage, good sportsmanship and humility. Gehrig???s legacy will never be forgotten.

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