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Today in sports history: May 2
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Today in sports history: May 2

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In 1939, Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees does not play against the Detroit Tigers at Briggs Stadium, ending his streak of 2,130 consecutive games played. See more sports moments from this date:

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