“The Pride of the Yankees” is a biographical film starring Gary Cooper as Lou Gehrig and Teresa Wright as his wife, with a cameo by Babe Ruth. The film depicts Gehrig’s rise to fame as a New York Yankee and his battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), leading to his retirement from baseball—a heartfelt tribute to his enduring spirit.

This classic remains a timeless celebration of sportsmanship and human resilience, capturing Gehrig’s dedication to baseball and his courage in adversity. The film is a must-see for baseball fans and those who appreciate tales of unwavering determination.

The Pride of the Yankees | March 5, 1943 (United States) 7.6
Director: Sam WoodWriter: Jo Swerling, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Paul GallicoStars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe RuthSummary: The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.


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