Lou Gehrig lived the American dream. A poor son of immigrants, he was encouraged to do well in school and later developed athletic talents that helped him become one of the greatest baseball players in history. In this biography students will read how Gehrig’s monumental output as a Yankee first baseman–with an amazing streak of 2,130 consecutive games played–and his quiet grace made him stand out as an example to people everywhere. This biography paints a well-rounded portrait of Gehrig’s life for student athletes and sports enthusiasts alike.
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group