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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gehrig, Henry Louis Known as "Lou.” 1903-1941. American baseball player. Between 1923 and 1939 he played in 2,130 consecutive games, which was a major league record until 1995 when Cal Ripken, Jr. surpassed it.

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  • n. baseball player who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)

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