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Birthplace of Lou Gehrig

Birthplace of Lou Gehrig Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Lander, March 22, 2012
1. Birthplace of Lou Gehrig Marker
1903 - 1941
Lou Gehrig
known as the
"Pride of the Yankees"
was born at this location
on June 19th, 1903.
In his amazing feat of playing
2130 consecutive games, Lou
became known as "The Iron Horse"
to the baseball world.
Dedicated to the youth of Yorkville.
Erected by the New York Yankees November 1990

Erected 1990.
Location. 40° 46.961′ N, 73° 56.81′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 East 94th Street, New York NY 10128, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Al Hirschfeld (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gracie Mansion (approx. half a mile away); 1025 Park Avenue (approx. 0.6 miles away); Park Avenue Christian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marian Anderson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Arthur Brisbane (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ada Louise Huxtable (approx. 0.7 miles away); The New York Academy of Medicine (approx. 0.7 miles away).
Also see . . .  Lou Gehrig website. (Submitted on March 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. Sports
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 12 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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