Birthplace: New York City, New York
Claim to Fame: Lou was one of the greatest first basemen ever, and set a record by playing in 2,130 consecutive games.
Teams: New York Yankees
Lou was known as "the Iron Horse" because of he always played. Lou batted .300 or higher and drove in 112 runs or more in 13 straight seasons.
Lou was elected to
the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939.