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Babe Dahlgren

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Babe Dahlgren talks about the day he replaced Lou Gehrig

 

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Babe Dahlgren

 

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When Lou Gehrig Knew Something Was Wrong

 

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Babe Dahlgren in the 1939 World Series

Ellsworth Tenney Dahlgren was an American professional baseball infielder. He played twelve seasons in Major League Baseball from 1935 to 1946 for the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Browns, Brooklyn Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, and Pittsburgh Pirates. Dahlgren replaced Lou Gehrig in the line up on May 2, 1939, ending Gehrig's 14-year, 2,130 consecutive game streak. Dahlgren had a homer and double‚ as the Yankees routed Detroit 22-2. He went on to hit 15 home runs and drive in 89 runs for the season for the Yankees.
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