Baseball Hall of Famer, 7-time All-Star, 6-time World Series Champion, and 2-time AL MVP who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
While at Columbia, he had to wait to play baseball due to eligibility issues, so he instead started in football.
He set an MLB record with an amazing twenty-three Grand Slams.
He married Eleanor Twitchell, the daughter of the Chicago Parks commissioner, in September of 1933.
He is a famous Yankees first baseman, as is the one and only Don Mattingly.
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