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15/06/1923 Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig makes his major league debut

Henry Louis Gehrig was the first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees (1923-1939). Over 15 years he led the team to six World Series titles. Gehrig was elected to the Baseball Hall of fame in 1939 and was voted the greatest first baseman of all the time in 1969.


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