Lou Gehrig, athlete
June 19, 1903-June 2, 1941
Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man by David A. Adler, illustrated by Terry Widener (Gulliver Books, 1997)
A three-hankie story, Gehrig, the baseball great who suffered from ALS always looked on the bright side of life.
A biography, photos and more can be found at the Lou Gehrig Official Web Site.