Features Gary Cooper and Virginia Bruce. The tale of how the paths of Lou Gherig and baseball crossed and derailed his promising career as an Engineer. Sneaking out to play ball, so he wouldn’t upset his mom, Lou’s ball playing career began. Along the way he met his wife Ellie, and even won the heart of his fmaily over to his new career choice. Not to mention the admirations of baseball fans across America.
Lou and Ellie become worried over a small series of accidents that might be leading to something worse. After 14 years of playing and never missing a game, will his lapse in performance mean something serious? Lou’s condition gets so bad that he can’t lift his arms, and his relationship with Ellie is strained. He if finally honored as he gives his famous speech in Yankee Stadium, and he gives his official goodby to fans.
None today, it’s a long enough show so we get right to it.