NEW YORK - 1926. Lou Gehrig, first baseman for the New York Yankees, works out at first base before a game at Yankee Stadium in 1926. (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images)

NEW YORK - 1926.  Lou Gehrig, first baseman for the New York Yankees, works out at first base before a game at Yankee Stadium in 1926.  (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images)