May 4, 1929 in History
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Lou Gehrig hits 3 consecutive home runs, Yankees 11, Tigers 9




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Lou Gehrig History:
July 6, 1941 - New York Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield
June 2, 1941 - Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (New York Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale New York at 37
December 7, 1939 - Lou Gehrig, 36, is elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame
July 4, 1939 - Yankees retire 1st uniform (Lou Gehrig #4), 1st Old Timers Day
July 3, 1939 - Lou Gehrig day; Gehrig makes "luckiest man" speech
June 21, 1939 - Doctors reveal Lou Gehrig has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
June 21, 1939 - New York Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement
May 2, 1939 - Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yankees beat Tigers 22-2
August 20, 1938 - Lou Gehrig hits record 23rd and last grand slam
October 16, 1936 - Lou Gehrig, is voted AL MVP by BBWAA
June 8, 1935 - Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds and leaves the game
November 3, 1934 - Although Lou Gehrig wins Triple Crown, Mickey Cochrane wins AL MVP
September 25, 1934 - Lou Gehrig plays in his 1,500th consecutive game
June 25, 1934 - New York Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2,
August 17, 1933 - Lou Gehrig breaks record by playing in his 1,308th straight game
August 17, 1933 - Lou Gehrig plays record 1,308th consecutive game
June 23, 1932 - Lou Gehrig plays 1,103rd successive game in a New York uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland)
June 3, 1932 - Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive home runs; Yankees beat A's 20-13
September 27, 1931 - Lou Gehrig completes his 6th straight season, playing in every game (.3486) Jim Bottomley (.3481)
September 20, 1931 - Lou Gehrig's 4 RBIs break his old RBI mark of 175 en route to 184
August 18, 1931 - Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game
April 26, 1931 - Lou Gehrig hits a home run but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he and Babe Ruth tie for season
September 28, 1930 - Lou Gehrig's errorless streak ends at 885 consecutive games
July 31, 1930 - Lou Gehrig grand slams as Yankees beat Red Sox 14-13
June 22, 1930 - Lou Gehrig hits 3 home runs in a game, Ruth hits 3 in doubleheader
June 12, 1928 - New York Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples and 2 home runs to be White Sox 15-7
October 11, 1927 - Lou Gehrig named AL MVP (Babe Ruth (former winner) not eligible)
September 2, 1927 - Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers
June 23, 1927 - Lou Gehrig hits 3 home runs in 11-4 victory over Red Sox
July 23, 1925 - New York Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers
June 1, 1925 - Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)
September 27, 1923 - New York Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 1st of his 493 home runs
June 19, 1903 - Lou Gehrig, American Athlete, 1st baseman, New York Yankees


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