“The Ballad of Satchel Paige”

Cited as the greatest pitcher of all time by the likes of Dizzy Dean, Bob Feller, and Joe DiMaggio, Satch was denied access to the major leagues because of his race… until he was in his 40s.

He was a remarkable athlete and cultural phenomenon.

“Don’t look back…something could be gaining on you.” Leroy “Satchel” Paige

Posted March 9, 2023 by garykanter

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