top of page
  • SSTN Admin

80 Years Ago, Today: “I Consider Myself the Luckiest Man on the Face of this Earth.”

As the 4th of July quickly comes to a close, and we all wait for the firework shows to start, let’s remember back 80 years ago on this date, to one of the most famous speeches not only in baseball history, but the whole sporting world and American history:

Here is a full transcript, compiled by the Washington Times five years ago in honor of the 75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s famous speech.


dr sem.png
The Least Among Them.png

Start Spreading the News is the place for some of the very best analysis and insight focusing primarily on the New York Yankees.

(Please note that we are not affiliated with the Yankees and that the news, perspectives, and ideas are entirely our own.)


Have a question for the Weekly Mailbag?

Click below or e-mail:

Scattering the Ashes.jpeg

SSTN is proudly affiliated with Wilson Sporting Goods! Check out our press release here, and support us by using the affiliate links below:

bottom of page