NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4: Lou Gehrig #4 of the New York Yankees is shown before the mic delivering his farewell speech on Lou Gehrig Day on July 4, 1939 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. (Photo by Stanley Weston/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 4:  Lou Gehrig #4 of the New York Yankees is shown before the mic delivering his farewell speech on Lou Gehrig Day on July 4, 1939 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York.  (Photo by Stanley Weston/Getty Images)