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December 8, 1939 > Yankee legend Lou Gehrig is elected to the Hall of Fame. His induction comes only months after the worsening effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- later to be known as "Lou Gehrig's disease" -- force him to end his magnificent playing career. A year and a half later, the illness will claim his life.