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Interactive video lesson plan for: Lou Gehrig - Mini Biography

Activity overview:

Watch a short biography video of New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig.
Watch the Baseball Heroes play list: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oci79mLcKOg&index=2&list=PLRlmwKnv77HoSHzYyV20hOz-mJmtotK3D

Learn more about Lou Gehrig: http://bit.ly/1aTgbWX
Watch more of Lou Gehrig's videos: http://bit.ly/184uaJ9
Learn more about Baseball Nicknames: http://bit.ly/14DH4ZO
Learn more about Famous Baseball Players: http://bit.ly/1dbkUQs
Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig played for the New York Yankees in the 1920s and 1930s, setting the mark for consecutive games played. He was diagnosed with ALS in 1939 and retired from baseball. He died in 1941. (see what also happened the day he died: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGkmaJQvuiY)

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