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Release: 1942-07-14
Movie
The Pride of the Yankees
Scene
"Today, I Consider Myself The Luckiest Man On The Face Of The Earth!" (Lou Gehrig Speech) Scene
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Clip Description
Lou Gehrig (Gary Cooper) gives his final speech as a Yankee. Lou states, "Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the Earth!" The Pride of the Yankees is a 1942 American film starring Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, and Walter Brennan. The film is a tribute to the legendary New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig, who died only one year before the film's release, at age 37, from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which later became known to the public as "Lou Gehrig's disease".
Movie Description
The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.
Director
Sam Wood
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