Sport: World Series, Oct. 10, 1932

First Game. Lou Gehrig, the New York Yankees' first baseman since 1925. is a heavyset, stolid young man and one of the few professional baseballers who plays on a home town team. His Teutonic mother & father were caretakers at a Columbia fraternity house. Son Lou went to Columbia, played on the ball team, signed a contract with the Yankees. Babe Ruth coached him in batting: in a year or two Gehrig was, next to Ruth, the hardest hitter in the most potent batting machine baseball had...

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