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Photo of the day: Lou Gehrig's rather large $250,000 mitt

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

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You're about to lay heretofore rheumy eyes upon the first baseman's mitt of the great and timeless Lou Gehrig. Before we begin, a couple of preemptive observations: This mitt is autographed and presently expensive; this mitt could stop an imaginary truck called the Dodge Wildebeest.

Onward and via @PhilMackey...

Yes, yes. Something tells me the implement of fielding you see above would never meet the same fate as Eric Hosmer's wee little Isotoner.

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