Originally posted on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 7/2/14

Friday marks the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s famous “luckiest man on the face of the Earth” speech at Yankee Stadium. To commemorate the anniversary, MLB put together this video with a first baseman from every team in the league reciting a line from Gehrig’s speech. It’s about as well-done as you’d expect. Derek Jeter’s inclusion at the end was a nice touch, as he’ll be the last Yankee to wear a single digit number and will soon join Gehrig in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park. The melding of baseball’s grand (and often, heartbreaking) history with its present is something that the league does so well, and this video is no exception.

This article first appeared on The Outside Corner and was syndicated with permission.

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