February 19, 1935 Lou Gehrig signs a one-year …

February 19, 1935

Lou Gehrig signs a one-year deal with the Yankees for a reported $30,000, a $7,000 raise, but less than the $35,000 he had requested. Last season, the All-Star first baseman hit .363 with 49 homers and led the American League with 165 RBIs.