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May 2, 1939 On May 2, 1939, Babe Dahlgen took Lou Gehrig's place in the line up ending a 14-year, 2,130 consecutive game streak. The streak started on June 1, 1925 pinch hitting. The following day he was put into the line up for the slumping Wally Pipp, and never looked back. He would play the last game of the streak on April 30th 1939.

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Q: When did Lou Gehrig get the Lou Gehrig disease?
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What is an fact about Lou Gehrig?

He had a disease named after him known as: (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

What is the cause of Lou Gehrig's disease?

Lou Gehrig's disease is a progressive neurological disease. It is also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The cause of Lou Gehrig's disease is not known, as of July 2014.

Can Lou Gehrig's disease be prevented?

There is no known way to prevent Lou Gehrig's disease or to alter its course.

What kinds of Lou Gehrig's disease are there?

Two major forms of ALS are known: familial and sporadic. Familial Lou Gehrig's disease accounts for about 10% of all Lou Gehrig's disease cases.

What was one obstacle Lou Gehrig had to overcome?

ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease

Famous people with Lou Gehrig's disease?

Lou Gehrig and Stephen Hawkings.

What is the name of the illness often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease?

ALS -Lou Gehrig's DiseaseOn June 2, 1941 at the age of 37, Lou Gehrig succumbed to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) known today as "Lou Gehrig's disease"

Why is Lou Gehrig's speech so famous?

He was retiring and he had Lou Gehrig's disease. Basically people wanted to here Lou Gehrig's last words in person.

What movie did the line or similar come from-Lou gehrig had Lou gehrig's disease imagine that?

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Can you catch Lou Gehrig's Disease from someone?

No, Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS) is not contagious and cannot be transmitted from person to person. It is a neurodegenerative disease that primarily affects motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord.

Did Lou Gehrig have diarrhea?

I'm sure Lou Gehrig had diarrhea occasionally, as everyone does, but the disease called Lou Gehrig's Disease is ALS or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a degenerative disease of the central nervous system that causes the muscles to waste away.

What disease did Lou Gehrig have?

Lou Gehrig had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. This disease is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease in the United States.