Lou Gehrig: Fortune

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Henry Louis “Lou” Gehrig (1903-1941)

The baseball great was born 110 years ago today.  His most memorable words were uttered during “Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day” ceremonies at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939; that statement is hidden in the following two-diagram puzzle.  (His name is also hidden in Diagram B.)

(Note:  Wraparounds, or “hidden adjacencies,” are involved in both diagrams; in Diagram A, L and U are adjacent (on the hidden back side of the Quipto rack), even though they do not appear to be.  Similarly, in Diagram B, G and U are adjacent.)

Diagram A:

Diagram B:



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