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Lou Gehrig's fixer-upper awaits a buyer

Now a local preservationist hopes the house, not far from Yankee Stadium, can be restored and preserved in the style in which Gehrig fashioned it
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 05:50

The back of 9 Meadow Lane, the house that Yankees great Lou Gehrig bought for his mother. He resided there with his parents while winning two World Series with the Yankees.

New York

THE Iron Horse had brass fixtures in his house. And galvanised steel wiring. He also had clapboard siding, parquet floors and a screened-in porch.

Lou Gehrig, the New York Yankees' iconic first baseman, bought the home in New Rochelle, New York, in December 1927, just two

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