"We were mighty short on infielders in those days."
1939 All Star
1938 All Star
1937 All Star
1936 All Star
1936 American League Most Valuable Player
1935 All Star
1934 All Star
1933 All Star
1927 American League Most Valuable Player
MLB record: 2,130 consecutive games played; broken in 1995 by Cal Ripken Jr.
MLB record (ongoing): 23 career grand slam home runs
American League record (ongoing): most RBI's in one season, 184 in 1931
MLB record: most career home runs by a first baseman, 493: broken by Mark McGwire but still holds the American League record
.340 lifetime batting average; 15th highest in baseball history
Hit four home runs in a single game (June 3, 1932); the first American League player to accomplish this feat
Won the Triple Crown in 1934 with a .363 batting average, hit 49 HRs with 165 RBIs
Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939
Yankees retired Gehrig's uniform number 4. First player in MLB history to be given this honor.