Lou Gehrig Iron Horse of Baseball by James Buckley Jr.


Lou Gehrig Iron Horse of Baseball by James Buckley Jr.

A streak of 2,130 consecutive games played...Several World Series wins - including a four-game sweep...An American League single-season batting record that still stands...And that's only a few of Lou Gehrig's many achievements. Though illness sapped his strength, it never killed his spirit. Written by one of America's leading sportswriters, this biography of baseball's Iron Horse will inspire children as it reveals: Gehrig's childhood gymnastic workouts at a special German gym; how his incredible batting ability turned his high school team into a sensation; his lifelong struggle with shyness; and the tragic ailment that ended his career and life.

About the Author

James Buckley Jr. is one of America's leading sports authors for young readers, with more than 50 books to his credit. Baseball is his specialty and he is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research and has worked for Sports Illustrated and NFL Publishing.

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128 pages


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Publication date

10th June 2010



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