New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of 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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 40° 46.961′ N, 73° 56.81′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 309 East 94th Street, New York NY 10128, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Lewis Gouverneur and Nathalie Bailey Morris House (approx. 0.6 miles away); W.T. Stead (approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of the Heavenly Rest Park Avenue Christian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); In Memory of John Purroy Mitchel (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Lou Gehrig website. (Submitted on March 24, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 22, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. 2. submitted on March 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.