The Pride Of The Yankees (1942)

Ear up the Lou Gehrig podcast (36:37) This episode is very clean for your children’s ears.

Pride Of The Yankees 3

To honour baseball’s 2016 Opening Day, we cover a genial biopic about the remarkable Lou Gehrig. Gary Cooper is solid as the Iron Horse who loves 2 things above all else: baseball & his devoted wife Eleanor (Teresa Wright). It’s no Bull Durham, but this ancient baseball movie exudes class & character. Pop over to Sparkplug Coffee before you hear the Ellises play ball!


Coming Attractions Trivia Answer: ???

Rotten Tomatoes reviews

Links to: Sam Wood and Walter Brennan

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

Information about ALS

By the numbers: Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth and Cal Ripken Jr.

1942 in film

1942 Academy Award winners & nominees

Links to: Yankee Doodle Dandy and High Noon and Bull Durham and Field Of Dreams

YouTube links: The “luckiest man on the face of the earth” speech and the real Lou Gehrig’s actual fairwell address

Previously on the Next 100 Project: Big

April 11th on the Next 100 Project: Blackboard Jungle