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3.4
124 Ratings

The Pride of the Yankees

Directed by Sam Wood
United States, 1942
Drama, Biography, Family

Synopsis

Biopic traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his childhood in New York until his famous Luckiest Man speech at his farewell day in 1939.

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The Pride of the Yankees Directed by Sam Wood

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1943 | Winner: Best Film Editing

1943 | 10 nominations including: Best Picture

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