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    1939 Lou Gehrig "Luckiest Man" Speech Original News Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 1. Baseball's equivalent of The Gettysburg Address, the "Luckiest Man" speech delivered by Lou Gehrig to a weeping full house at Yankee Stadium was an oratory masterpiece that still raises goosebumps eight decades later. This famous image of the Independence Day farewell finds the dying Iron Horse fighting back tears as he bids farewell to his legions of fans and his teammates both past and present. The 8x6" photo presents virtually perfectly, with only a tiny chip to the upper left corner, well clear of the image, to report in terms of condition caveats. Paper caption on verso reamains, as does "Acme Newspictures" stamping. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Type 1.

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