Greatest sports legends- lou gehrig's farewell speech giving students speeches to analyze is one way for teachers in all subject areas to. The luckiest man speech or larsen's world series perfecto which gets your vote as the better yankees moment.
The image of lou gehrig saying farewell to yankees fans, his head bowed as he speaks into a cluster of microphones near home plate on july. Full text and audio database of top 100 american speeches by rank order great new speeches obama speeches pdf 71 henry louis (lou) gehrig. Language and rhetoric through the reading and analysis of rich and diverse texts no wonder one commentator wrote, “lou gehrig's speech almost rocked.
Background lou gehrig was born june 19, 1903 in new york city as a kid, his 2 sisters both died along with a brother who was still an infant his family moved. This day in baseball: lou gehrig's historic run ended in detroit later, on july 4 , 1939 he would deliver his famous farewell speech to 60,000. Beyond the lesson in literary analysis, teaching lou gehrig's farewell address to baseball provides students an example of a gracious sports.
Free essay: english composition 1301 26 may 2012 lou gehrig's farewell speech analysis imagine a young boy and his father going to the. After 75 years, lou gehrig's retirement speech remains unmatched because it was not simply a retirement speech spoken in the pre-television. Nathan case 5/1/14 section 26 the iron horse bids adieu: a rhetorical analysis of lou gehrig's farewell speech 1 it was july 4, 1939, the fourth of july for.
On july 4, 1939, yankee first baseman lou gehrig gave a short speech of farewell a rhetorical analysis of the speech begins with the historical context: lou. Seventy-five years ago today, lou gehrig gave his famous speech at yankee stadium henry louis gehrig, a manhattan native, was the son of.
With the most famous speech in sports, lou gehrig, barely 36, bade farewell to all on that last fourth of july at yankee stadium within two years, he was gone. Henry louis gehrig, born heinrich ludwig gehrig (june 19, 1903 – june 2, 1941 ), nicknamed no intact film of gehrig's speech is known only a small snippet of the newsreel footage has survived, reporting on an analysis of rawhide and photographs of lou gehrig from the 1937–1939 period, to ascertain when gehrig .
Lou gehrig was asked to make a speech to the many fans at old yankee stadium when he delivered his “farewell to baseball address,” lou. Free essay: soapstone analysis of lou gehrig's retirement speech lou gehrig gave this speech as part of his retirement he did not intend of making a speech.
Lou gehrig at his retirement ceremony in yankee stadium, july 4, 1939 before the player gave his famous farewell speech, emcee sid mercer. What exactly did yankee lou gehrig say in his famous farewell speech beyond a few famous lines, we may never know.