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Lou Gehrig



Henry Louis Gehrig
(The Iron Horse; Biscuit Pants)
also known as Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig

Born: June 19, 1903 in New York, NY
Died: June 2, 1941 - 37 years old

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'0"
Wt: 200
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1939
• Signed by the New York Yankees as a Free Agent in 1923
• High School: High School of Commerce (New York, NY)
• College/Univ: Columbia University (1923)


Wins Above Replacement
Glossary
Team Lg Pos
AL
1B
20
29
0.4
0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
AL
1B
21
13
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
AL
1B
22
497
3.1
3.3
0.4
0.0
-0.5
AL
1B
23
696
6.8
6.9
0.6
0.0
-0.7
AL
1B
24
717
11.8
12.0
0.5
0.0
-0.7
AL
1B
25
677
9.4
9.7
0.4
0.0
-0.7
AL
1B
26
692
7.6
8.0
0.4
0.0
-0.8
AL
1B
27
703
9.6
10.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.7
AL
1B
28
738
8.8
10.2
-0.7
0.0
-0.7
AL
1B
29
708
7.9
9.0
-0.4
0.0
-0.6
AL
1B
30
687
6.9
8.2
-0.7
0.0
-0.7
AL
1B
31
690
10.4
10.8
0.2
0.0
-0.6
AL
1B
32
672
8.7
8.5
0.8
0.0
-0.7
AL
1B
33
719
9.1
9.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
AL
1B
34
700
7.7
8.9
-0.6
0.0
-0.6
AL
1B
35
689
4.3
5.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
AL
1B
36
33
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
17
1
1B
9660
112.4
121.3
0.3
0.0
-9.2
162 Game Average
723
8.4
9.1
0.0
0.0
-0.7
rWAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com







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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James