Herb Pennock

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Birthdate2/10/1894
Death Date1/30/1948
Debut Year1912
Year of Induction1948
Teams Athletics, Red Sox, Yankees
Position Pitcher

In the Yankees first World Series Championship in 1923, Pennock won Game 2, saved Game 4, and won the clinching Game 6 on one day rest.

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Contract signed by Herb Pennock for Lou Gehrig biopic

Contract signed by Herb Pennock for Lou Gehrig biopic "Pride of the Yankees"

Pride of the Yankees garnered ten Academy Award nominations in 1942, including best writing original story, best picture, best actor, and best actress. Gary Cooper played Lou Gehrig and many Yankee teammates appeared in the film. In the collection is the contract signed by Herb Pennock to be portrayed or represented in the movie. All fans
Babe Ruth shakes hands with Gary Cooper, the actor who portrayed Lou Gehrig in

Babe Ruth shakes hands with Gary Cooper, the actor who portrayed Lou Gehrig in "Pride of the Yankees"

Pennock signed the contract to consent to be portrayed or represented in the film as did many Yankees. Babe Ruth actually appeared in the movie as himself and had a number of scenes in the film. In this photo the Bambino shakes hands with Gary Cooper who portrayed Lou Gehrig.

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