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Story Lou Gehrig The Luckiest Man

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What happened to Lou Gehrig?
He got sick and died.
Which was the name of the team?
New York Yankees
Where was he born?
New York City
How many games did he play?
2,130
When was he selected MVP?
1936
Lou Gehrig played for the New York Dodgers.
F
He was born in New York City
T
He played in 2,130 consecutive games.
T
The Yankees played in New York City.
T
Lou Gehrig was a famous basketball player.
F
In 1903, the first World Series was played.
T
His parents came to the United States from Germany.
T
Lou Gehrig's mother wanted Lou to become a baseball player.
F
After high school Lou Gehrig went to Columbia University.
T
The Yankees offered Lou a $1,500 bonus to sign plus a good salary.
T
Lou Gehrig was born on
1903
He lived in the state of
New York
Lou loved
baseball
Lou's mother dreamed he would be a
engineer
He dressed in ________ uniform
Yankee
In high school Lou was a ________ on the team
star
Lou never __________ about his illness
complained
He was very
sick
Lou was _______ when he died
37
He entered the Hall of
Fame