|The Highland Mint presents the Lou Gerhig "Farewell Speech" Photomint. The Highland Mint commemorates one of the greatest players in MLB history but also one of the most touching moments to ever take place on the a baseball field. Features an 8"x10" image of Lou Gehrig giving his farewell speech at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939. There were more than 62,000 fans in attendance as Gehrig stood on the field at Yankee Stadium with the 1927 and 1939 Yankees. He fought back tears of overwhelming emotion as he proclaimed himself “the luckiest man on the face of the earth.” The photo of Gehrig at the microphone is combined with a 24 kt gold plated NY Yankees Coin and a 24 kt gold Yankee Stadium Coin as well as a numbered Certificate of Authenticity listing the date of the speech and his career accomplishments. The photo, gold coins and COA are presented in a 13”x16” black molded-wood frame with navy on white double-matting and a glass front panel. This is officially licensed by MLB and is limited to 1939 pieces.|
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