Lou Gehrig Net Worth: Lou Gehrig was an American professional baseball player who had a net worth of $ 3 million at the time of his death (adjusted for inflation). He is best known for winning six World Series with the New York Yankees and for being one of the most famous people to suffer from ALS, which today is commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Lou Gehrig was born in Yorkville, Manhattan, New York in June 1903 and died in June 1941. He was a first baseman who hitting and throwing with his left hand. Gehrig made his Major League Baseball debut for the New York Yankees in 1923 and played for the team his entire career until 1939. He was a seven-year All-Star and six-time Series champion. global. Gehrig was the American League MVP in 1927 and 1936 and won the Triple Crown in 1934. He has been the AL home run leader three times and the AL RBI leader five times. He hit four home runs in one game in 1932 and captained the Yankees from 1935 to 1939. Gehrig is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and his # 4 was retired by the New York Yankees. Lou Gehrig died on June 2, 1941 at age 37 from ALS, later dubbed Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Salary history: Between 1923 and 1939, Lou earned a total salary of $ 361,500. This works out to about $ 7.1 million in today’s dollars after adjusting for inflation.