A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story is about the baseball legend and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor. The film focuses on life off the baseball field, including peeks at the Gehrig’s relationship, and Lou’s feud with Babe Ruth.

A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story(1977)Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 36min | TV Movie 9 October 19776.8
Director:Fielder CookWriters:Joseph Durso, Eleanor GehrigStars:Blythe Danner, Edward Herrmann, Gerald S. O'LoughlinSummary: Legendary ballplayer and humanitarian Lou Gehrig and his relationship with his stalwart wife, Eleanor are portrayed in this film that focuses on the Hall of Famer's life off the baseball field. Featuring unflinching looks at the Gehrig's relationship, as well as Lou's feud with Babe Ruth. This film is for anyone interested in baseball.


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The Woman That Swept Lou Gehrig Off His Feet

When Lou Gehrig met Eleanor Twitchell at a Yankees party, he saw in her something he desperately needed. That’s why he wasted no time courting her. This is not a video about the movie, but tells more information about Lou and Eleanor’s relationship.

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