Satchel paige's debut was different, very different, from the other baseball pioneers of his time paige pitched in his first major league game 70 years ago this week, and it was an event unlike anything before or since paige was the seventh african-american player in modern major league baseball.
Negro league baseball player profile for satchel paige home | negro league faq | negro negro league history 101 joining the team late in the year satchel posted a 6-1 record to help the indians clinch the american league title and proceed to the world series as the nifty 50s came around, satchel was again in the major leagues with.
Despite the colour bar, paige faced the best major league players in exhibition games before 1948 he once struck out rogers hornsby, probably the greatest right-handed hitter in baseball history, five times in one game.
Satchel paige played for a brief time in the fifth game of the 1948 world series for the cleveland indians [ kansas city star , october 11, 1948, page 16, column 5] leroy “satchel” paige died of a heart attack on june 8, 1982, in kansas city, missouri.
Buck o'neil on satchel paige: 56k | 300k it's hard to say what people remember most about satchel paige: his incredible abilities on the pitcher's mound, or his charisma and talent as a storyteller either way, paige was one of the most entertaining players in baseball history paige was born into a large family -- one of twelve.
View satchel paige's page at the baseball hall of fame (plaque, photos, videos) rookie status: exceeded rookie limits during 1948 season full name: leroy robert paige.
#rememberwhensdays satchel paige becomes first negro league player nominated to baseball hall of fame the legendary pitcher changed the face of the game. Satchel paige originally from the negro baseball league is named to the baseball hall of fame, first davis cup tennis tournament is played, the boeing 727 jet flies, and princess margaret dies in this day in history video the date is february 9th satchel paige played for 22 years in the negro league.