Did you know that Lou Gehrig did not believe he was a true "Iron Man" as he was often called? Read this excerpt from a May 1937 issue of The Sporting News, "This 'Iron Man' stuff is bunk. It is true that I have considerable physical strength, but that isn't the answer. There have been many powerful players in baseball who weren't in there every day. It wasn't exceptional strength in my case, nor even exceptional endurance. It was the determination to be in there and to hustle every minute of the time I was there that has made that record a reality."
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The National League single season record for runs produced was set in 1930 by Chuck Klein of the Philadelphia Phillies. The American League single season record for runs produced is on this page. Is either the Career Leader for Runs Produced?