John McGraw- The Greatest Manager In Baseball History-Retires/Lou Gehrig Hits 4 Home Runs- This Day 1932

On this day in 1932 John McGraw who during his 32 years as manager of the New York Giants led them to three World Series and nine National League pennants announced his retirement due to poor health.

Also on this day in 1932 in baseball the great Lou Gehrig who was used to playing second fiddle to Babe Ruth became the first player to hit 4 home runs in a game but McGraw’s resignation would steal the headlines away from Gehrig.