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Satchel Paige: all-time baseball great.

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paige, Leroy, 1906- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Paige, Leroy, 1906-,
  • Pitching (Baseball) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Baseball players.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the black pitcher who might have been the greatest pitcher of major league history had his color not barred him from the majors until the last eight years of his career.

    Edition Notes

    SeriesPutnam sports shelf
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.P3 R82 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5438319M
    ISBN 100399203869, 0399608761
    LC Control Number73087215

      Many baseball players claim that Satchel Paige was the fastest pitcher in the history of the game. Stosh and his coach, Flip Valentini, are on a mission to find out. With radar gun in tow, they travel back to and watch Satch pitch to power hitter Josh Gibson in the Negro League World Series/5(6). Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are part of a special bobblehead unveiled this week commemorating their meeting in the Negro Leagues World Series between the Kansas City Monarchs and the. Satchel Paige header card. Issued by Larry Lester, co-founder of Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. As Monarchs pitcher, Negro League World Series. Eight /2" by /2" cards comprise the full Rating: % positive.   The greatest Negro League pitcher – and some would say the greatest pitcher of any league – is the 48th inductee into the Hall of Immortals. Satchel Paige was the stuff of legends, some of them crafted by Paige himself. It is said he pitched in 2,+ games during his career, winning more than 2, Continue reading "Baseball Hall of Immortals – Inductee # Satchel Paige".


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Write a review. Mukesh marked it as to-read new topic. Discuss This : Robert E. Rubin. This book is a must-read that captures the essence of Satchel Paige: all-time baseball great.

book of the greatest legends in baseball history, Satchel Paige.”—Dusty Baker, Manager, Cincinnati Reds "Knowing Satchel Paige is knowing nobody like him.

This is a superb book about an outstanding man."—Yogi Berra/5(). This book is a must-read that captures the essence of one of the greatest legends in baseball history, Satchel Paige.”—Dusty Baker, Manager, Cincinnati Reds "Knowing Satchel Paige is knowing nobody like him.

This is a superb book about an outstanding man."—Yogi BerraCited by: 1. Get this from a library. Satchel Paige: all-time baseball great. [Robert Rubin] -- A biography of the black pitcher who might have been the greatest pitcher of major league history had his Satchel Paige: all-time baseball great.

book not barred him from the majors until the last eight years of his career. This first collaboration between a husband-and-wife team offers an informal, anecdotal profile of Leroy Satchel Paige, one of the all-time great baseball players of the Negro League, the first bla.

InSatchel Paige ranked Number 19 on The Sporting News' list of the Greatest Baseball Players and was nominated as a finalist for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team.

Joe DiMaggio once said that Paige was "the best and fastest pitcher I've ever faced," which means a lot coming from the Yankee hitting great.

Loved this book. Beautifully written. The novel takes place during the 's in North America and centers around Dizzy Dean of the St.

Louis Cardinals and Satchel Paige, the star of the Negro League. It also paints a picture of America during the depression and the disparity between the experiences of the white community and the black s: 6.

Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, – June 8, ) was an American Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who is notable for his longevity in the game and for attracting record crowds wherever he pitched. A right-handed pitcher, Paige first played for the semi-professional Mobile Tigers from to He began his professional baseball career in with.

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Career:33 SV, ERA, SO, P, HOF in2xAllStar, Browns/Indians/t:R, born in ALdied This was simply a great book on one of America’s best all time baseball players. As expected, the book confronts uncomfortable realities for those like Satchel that played in the pre segregation era of this sport.

Satchel never let anything stop him and certainly not the effects of racial segregation.4/5. Forty-nine years ago last week, on Saturday, Sept. 25,before pitching for the Kansas City Athletics against the Boston Red Sox, Satchel Paige walked onto.

Satchel Paige Stats. Satchel Paige was born on Saturday, July 7,in Mobile, Alabama. Paige was 42 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 9,with the Cleveland Indians. Paige played his best years before major league baseball was integrated, but Tye writes that Satchel's barnstorming baseball teams that traveled through American towns in.

Paige used his famous hesitation pitch to great effectiveness that first year with the Indians. In three months with the club, he pitched in 21 games (7 starts) sporting a record with a ERA. Review: This book features 2 of baseball's greatest legends in Joe Dimaggio and Satchel Paige.

The Yankees had just signed 21 year old Dimaggio and needed to know if he was ready for the big leagues. So, a scout set up a game between Major League all-stars and Satchel Paige /5(70).

Don't Look Back: Satchel Paige in the Shadows of Baseball () by Mark Ribowsky Perhaps the greatest pitcher ever, and unquestionably one of its most memorable characters, Satchel Paige has been. Leroy Satchel Paige was a man of many words boastful, brash, bitter, wise.

Maybe I ll Pitch Forever is Paige s story in his own words. It is unadulterated Satchel, as pure as knee-high smoke over a book of matches. Satchel Paige is an American s:   This year marks the th anniversary of the founding of the Negro Leagues and today we remember one of baseball's greatest pitchers, Satchel Paige.

We hear from Larry Tye, author of 'Satchel. Editor's Note: This summer marks the centennial of the Negro Leagues, the first professional baseball teams for African Americans in the the most famous players to come out of those leagues was Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige, the first Black pitcher to start an American League game and, according to some fans, one of the best pitchers of all time.

Because of the politics of segregation, players in the Negro Leagues played in smaller stadiums, and until recently, received far less acclaim and notice from baseball historians. Satchel Paige (ages ) introduces young baseball fans to one of the game's greatest.

Leroy Paige was born in Mobile, Alabama, at the turn of the century. Satchel Paige. American baseball player. Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige, one of the game's true natural talents, was an African-American man living during the height of the Jim Crow days in a South where the color-barrier was thick and seemingly in spite of the odds, Paige transcended place, time, and sport, and became one of the greatest players baseball has ever seen.

On this day inSatchel Paige was selected as the first Negro Leagues baseball player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Sturm and Tommaso tell the story of the great baseball pitcher Satchel Paige from the point of view of Emmet, a fictional. black, Depression Era sharecropper in Alabama.

In his own brief baseball career, the narrator faced Paige for one at-bat, then later took his son to see him in a local barnstorming game. Satchel Paige Baseball Cards. Satchel Paige Baseball Card Checklist | Baseball Card Database. Satchel Paige Baseball Cards: Bowman # (Rookie Card) Topps # TCMA Renata Galasso (, Galasso Greats) # TCMA Renata Galasso (, Galasso Greats) # TCMA Greatest Pitchers # Donruss Hall.

“Everyone knew Paige was the greatest player in the Negro Leagues of the prior two decades,” Major League Baseball’s official historian John Thorn told in “[Because of Paige’s age] that was a bold move, and Bill Veeck got more out of Paige than he could have imagined.”.

Satchel Paige; with David Lipman. Maybe I'll Pitch Forever: A Great Baseball Player Tells the Hilarious Story Behind the Legend.

University of Nebraska Press. Mark Ribowsky. Don't Look Back: Satchel Paige in the Shadows of Baseball. Da Capo Press. Robert Rubin.

Satchel Paige: All-Time Baseball Great. New York: Putnam. A CASEY Award Finalist for Best Baseball Book of the Year and a Booklist Top Ten Sports Book of the Year When baseball swept America in the years after the Civil War, independent, semipro, and municipal leagues sprouted up everywhere.

With civic pride on the line, rivalries were fierce and teams often signed ringers to play alongside the town dentist, insurance. In his book, Veeck as in Wreck, amidst a compendium of truths, halved and wholed, he describes seeing Paige report to the team for the first time.

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After reading this book, I am utterly convinced that Satchel Paige is as much of a baseball legend as a Ty Cobb or Babe Ruth. This book not only entertains but it fascinates, so much that I would'nt be suprised if someone mistook this biography for a peice of baseball folklore or a non fictitious work designed to capture the imaginations of baseball fans.

The house, which had been vacant for years, was Paige's home until he died in at age Paige was a pitcher and hall of famer for the Negro Leagues and for Major League Baseball. The numbers – at least the big league ones – do not do justice to his legend.

The stories, however, keep alive the memory of a man who became bigger than the game. Leroy “Satchel” Paige was bigger than mere numbers. Apocryphal stories surround Paige, who was born July 7, in Mobile, Ala. He began his professional career in the Negro Leagues in the s after being.

Paige, a black baseball player who was a renowned pitcher well before the days of Jackie Robinson, wasn't permitted to play in the major leagues.

But his reputation was such that when the Yankees wanted to test the mettle of a rookie named Joe DiMaggio, they arranged for him to play against the Satchel Paige. Satchel Paige is one of baseball’s greatest pitcher’s (maybe the greatest, David Adler notes in an opening line sure to capture the attention of young sports enthusiasts).

Adler’s narrative is enlivened by the integration of well-chosen quotes from or about Satchel Paige and captivating statements that reflect appreciation and enthusiasm. The baseball scenes in “Satchel Paige” are essential to the story, so this is a great bridge from sports books into non-fiction.

I can see this being one of the books that travels through a classroom, igniting conversation and anticipation as the kids wait their turn to read it. A baseball book the same way Moby Dick is a fishing book, this Gibson, Satchel Paige and other black stars to their rightful place in baseball's pantheon.

75 mountaineering book of all time." [New York Times best-seller] 78 The Great American Novel BY PHILIP ROTH (). The charismatic pitcher Satchel Paige was to baseball’s Negro Leagues during the Great Depression what Babe Ruth was to white baseball.

It’s difficult to document his early career because newspapers in Mobile, Ala., took little note of the black 40 percent of the city’s population. But biographer Larry Tye has dug in with over interviews of those who still. But in ’36, Paige was representing the Negro Leagues and back in Denver.

The book “Home Run in the Rockies: The History of Baseball in Colorado,” by Irvin Moss and Mark Foster, details the tournament: “Paige led an all-black team called the Negro National League All-Stars into the tournament in Get this from a library.

Satchel Paige: the best arm in baseball. [Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack; Michael David Biegel; Edward Ostendorf; Enslow Publishers.] -- Describes the life of one of baseball's greatest pitchers, who was unable to play Major League baseball due to segregation for many years, after which he became the first black pitcher in the.

The Satchel Paige All-Star stats seen below include his All-Star year-by-year hitting stats, All-Star fielding stats, and All-Star pitching stats (where applicable). "I'll be 35 this year and I can only pitch as long as Satchel Paige.Get the best deals on Satchel Paige Rookie Baseball Trading Cards when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices.Paige meanwhile was a legend in his own time, an Alabama gardener’s son who became the greatest pitcher in Negro League history.

When signed by the Indians to help lead them to the playoffs, he was forty-two, the oldest rookie ever.