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Lou Gehrig To Captain Yanks Team
Appointed to Position Left Open Since Late Miller Huggins 'Fired' Babe Ruth
The Hartford Courant (1923-1991) - Hartford, Conn.
Date: Apr 13, 1935
Start Page: 13
Pages: 1
Abstract (Document Summary)

New York, April 12.--(AP.)--With genuine flourish and obvious enthusiasm, Lou Gehrig today took over the role of "spotlight man" for the Yankees, after playing the part of strong, silent understudy to Babe Ruth for ten years.

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