From the Luckiest Man to a pariah

We touched a little on the relationship between Bill Dickey and Lou Gehrig in my recent Grave Story on Dickey. Not only were they roommates on the road, but they were also good friends, and Gehrig’s illness and death had a profound affect on Dickey. Though these are events that took place more than 80 … Continue reading From the Luckiest Man to a pariah

Baseball History: That time Lou Gehrig put Babe Ruth in the hospital

So occasionally while I'm researching one thing, I'll come across a completely different thing that's just as interesting as the thing I was researching in the first place. Got that? I stumbled across this photo in the Oshkosh Northwestern, dated July 20, 1934 while researching my next couple of grave stories. Babe Ruth and Lou … Continue reading Baseball History: That time Lou Gehrig put Babe Ruth in the hospital