TITLE

Lou Gehrig's death

AUTHOR(S)
Cavicke, Dana; O'Leary, J. Patrick; Cavicke, D; O'Leary, J P
PUB. DATE
April 2001
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Apr2001, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p393
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Pays tribute to the late Lou Gehrig, a professional baseball player. His family and academic background; Career highlights; Effect of the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease on Gehrig and his game performance.
ACCESSION #
5181359

 

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