Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige

About Satchel Paige

Leroy Robert 'Satchel' Paige (July 7, 1906 June 8, 1982) was an American baseball player whose pitching in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball (MLB) made him a legend in his own lifetime. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971, the first player to be inducted based upon his play in the Negro leagues.

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