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Henry Louis Gehrig

June 19th 1903 - June 2, 1941

 
 
Henry Louis Gehrig Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Erik Lander, September 3, 2007
1. Henry Louis Gehrig Marker
Inscription. A man, a gentleman and a great ball player. Whose amazing record of 2130 consecutive games should stand for all time. This memorial is a tribute from the Yankee players to their beloved captain and team mate. July the Fourth 1941
 
Erected 1941 by New York Yankees.
 
Location. 40° 49.641′ N, 73° 55.607′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of 161st. St. and River Ave. on 161st. St.. Click for map. Located in Monument Park in the New Yankee Stadium. Marker is at or near this postal address: East 161st Street and River Avenue, Bronx NY 10451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allie Pierce Reynolds (here, next to this marker); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (here, next to this marker); William Malcolm "Bill" Dickey (here, next to this marker); Alfred Manuel "Billy" Martin (here, next to this marker); Mickey Mantle (here, next to this marker); Bob Sheppard (here, next to this marker); Donald Arthur Mattingly (here, next to this marker); To the memory of Jacob Ruppert (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bronx.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable EventsNotable PersonsSports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 952 times since then and 75 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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