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Lou Gehrig

Born: 1903-06-19 - Died: 1941-06-02
Cause of Death:
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Death Summary: Lou Gehrig died at his home in New York after suffering from ALS, now popularly known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease". He was only 37 years old.

Who was Lou Gehrig : One of the greatest baseball players of all times. Played for the New York Yankees and entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. Known also as "The Iron Horse".
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