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“For the past two weeks you have been reading about the bad break I got. Yet today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of this earth.” So began one of the most famous and poignant speeches in sports history, as Lou Gehrig addressed a teary-eyed Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939. This high quality 8" x 10" black and white is a tremendous photo composition of one of baseball's finest moments. It is signed by Joe McCarthy over his image, with the signature in black ballpoint pen rating 9/10 strength. The man who once held the league record for consecutive games played would succumb to ALS on June 2, 1941.
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