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Lou GehrigTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1923-1939 MLB Years: 1923-1939
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
Positions1B-2137, OF-9, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHenry Louis Gehrig
Height6-0Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 19,1903PlaceNew York,New York
Death DateJune 2,1941 [37.349]
High SchoolCommerce (New York,NY)
CollegeColumbia University (New York,NY)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1923 by the New York Yankees.
Signing Bonus$1,500Signing ScoutsPaul Krichell
MLB DebutJune 15,1923 [19.362]
OrganizationsNYA [17] Awards2Awards Voting11-426
TBC Player ID11801Retrosheet IDgehrl101MLBAM ID114680
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on June 25,1934 and on August 1,1937 ... The New York Yankees retired his #4 on July 4,1939
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power93Contact42XBH90RBIs49Runs74Hitting87Durability83Team.622Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1923New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b2013266114119002501000.423.464.7691.23320629.500.346.423.5446.9017.242.503.4526.0054.55
1924New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b211012261005001300000.500.538.5831.1217113.667.083.167.5217.6923.083.000.000.0016.67
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b221264377312923102068634649212000.295.365.531.89623253497.296.236.348.3999.269.861.074.0221.8541.09
1926New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b231555721351794720161126510573118000.313.420.549.96931483696.337.236.421.44115.0910.490.702.3035.7546.37
1927New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b2415558414921852184717510810984321000.373.474.7651.239447117717.377.392.582.54015.2011.720.776.5612.4353.67
1928New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b251545621392104713271424119569416000.374.467.6481.11536487677.393.274.431.49614.0310.190.733.9920.8141.43
1929New York YankeesALMLBnya41b261545531271663210351264412268512000.300.431.5841.01532377692.291.284.505.44917.639.830.565.0615.8046.39
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya41b27154581143220421741174121410163318000.379.473.7211.194419100703.375.342.513.50714.378.960.625.8314.1745.45
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya41b2815561916321131154618417121175602000.341.446.6621.10841092738.319.321.519.48815.857.590.486.2313.4643.60
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya41b29156596138208429341514111083831000.349.451.6211.07237085708.332.272.441.47215.255.370.354.8017.5340.87
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya41b30152593138198411232139913924211000.334.424.6051.02935985687.320.271.420.46213.396.110.464.6618.5342.93
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya41b3115457912821040649165951093120000.363.465.7061.17140995690.323.343.539.51115.804.490.287.1011.8245.24
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya41b32149535125176261030119871323850000.329.466.5831.04931266672.313.254.503.47119.645.650.294.4617.8337.50
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya41b3315557916720537749152341304673000.354.478.6961.17440393719.322.342.565.51218.086.400.356.8211.8245.37
1937New York YankeesALMLBnya41b3415756913820037937159431274940000.351.473.6431.11636683700.337.292.517.49418.147.000.395.2915.3841.50
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya41b3515757611517032629114611077551000.295.410.523.93330167689.299.228.422.42315.5310.890.704.2119.8639.41
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya41b36828240001005100002.143.273.143.4164033.148.000.179.22515.153.030.200.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter21648001188827215341634931995102101150879045106002.340.447.6321.079506011909660.332.292.481.00015.618.180.525.1016.2343.73
Average MLB - Per 162 games162599141204401237149881135938000.340.447.6321.07937989723.332.292.481.00015.618.180.525.1016.2343.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1923New York YankeesALMLBnya201B9--533446056.9336.22------1369.25.9
1924New York YankeesALMLBnya211B2--91--10101.0005.00------1020.01.3
1924New York YankeesALMLBnya21OF1--1---111.0001.00------1010.00.7
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya221B114--112653137211921179.98910.34------12690.574.0
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya22OF6--9-2-119.8181.50------1264.83.9
1926New York YankeesALMLBnya231B155--156673158716541639.99110.57------155100.0100.6
1927New York YankeesALMLBnya241B155--1662881510817651750.99211.29------155100.0100.6
1928New York YankeesALMLBnya251B154--1488791811215851567.98910.18------154100.0100.0
1929New York YankeesALMLBnya261B154--145882913515491540.99410.00------154100.0100.0
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya271B153--1298891510914021387.9899.07------15499.499.4
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya27OF1--2---221.0002.00------1540.60.6
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya281B154--1352581312014231410.9919.16------15599.4100.7
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya28OF1--3-1-43.7503.00------1550.60.7
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya291B156--1293751810113861368.9878.77------156100.0101.3
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya301B152--129064910213631354.9938.91------152100.0101.3
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya311B153--128480812613721364.9948.92------15499.499.4
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya31SS1---------------1540.60.6
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya321B149--133782159614341419.9909.52------149100.0100.0
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya331B155--137782912814681459.9949.41------155100.0101.3
1937New York YankeesALMLBnya341B157--1370741611314601444.9899.20------157100.0101.9
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya351B157--14831001415715971583.99110.08------157100.0103.3
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya361B8--644257068.9718.50------8100.05.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 17 season(s)-   1B2137--19510108719315752079020597.9919.64------21370.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF9--15-3-1815.8331.67------90.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1923New York YankeesALMLBnya20--9--------
1924New York YankeesALMLBnya21--2------1-
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya22--114------6-
1926New York YankeesALMLBnya23--155--------
1927New York YankeesALMLBnya24--155--------
1928New York YankeesALMLBnya25--154--------
1929New York YankeesALMLBnya26--154--------
1930New York YankeesALMLBnya27--153------1-
1931New York YankeesALMLBnya28--154------1-
1932New York YankeesALMLBnya29--156--------
1933New York YankeesALMLBnya30--152--------
1934New York YankeesALMLBnya31--153-1------
1935New York YankeesALMLBnya32--149--------
1936New York YankeesALMLBnya33--155--------
1937New York YankeesALMLBnya34--157--------
1938New York YankeesALMLBnya35--157--------
1939New York YankeesALMLBnya36--8--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1926New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB23723182004005400000.348.464.435.89910228.421.087.30417.8614.290.800.000.0025.00
1927New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB24413242204003300000.308.438.7691.20710416.400.461.69218.7518.751.000.000.00100.00
1928New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB25411561049006000000.545.7061.7272.43319517.2861.1821.72735.290.000.0023.532.7583.33
1932New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB29417991038002100000.529.5791.1181.69719419.462.589.70610.535.260.5015.795.6744.44
1936New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB33624571027003200000.292.370.583.95314327.250.291.41711.117.410.677.4112.0042.86
1937New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB34517451113005400000.294.455.6471.10211322.333.353.64722.7318.180.804.5517.0060.00
1938New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB35414440000002300000.286.375.286.6614016.364.000.14312.5018.751.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 7 yrs34119304383103500261700000.361.476.7311.2078721145.359.370.58817.9311.720.656.9011.9048.84

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1927American League Most Valuable Player1
1936American League Most Valuable Player1