Satchel Paige

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Noun1.Satchel Paige - United States baseball player; a black pitcher noted for his longevity (1906-1982)
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At 5-foot-3' and 120 pounds, she was called "Peanut" by the males who batted against her, but with the help of Satchel Paige, she'd mastered a variety of pitches, including a screwball, that befuddled hitters.
Players, past and present, I'd pay to watch play: In the past, I'd like to have seen Satchel Paige.
All the legendary baseball figures ranging from the Babe Ruth, Satchel Paige, and Ty Cobb, to Joltin' Joe, Jackie Robinson, the Say Hey Kid played there.
A recent string of photos featured the immortal Satchel Paige from his youth to the day he pitched in the big leagues at the age of 59.
The book describes his early life and start in baseball in Iowa, how he organized a traveling women's team and the multiracial All-Nations Club, how he developed a portable lighting system for night games during the Depression, how he revived the career of pitcher Satchel Paige and signed Jackie Robinson to the Monarchs as a rookie, and how he was posthumously inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Nonfiction works the quality of I Am Malala (Little, Brown, 2013), Satchel Paige (Alladin, 2003/VOYA June 2002), The Family Romanov (Swartz & Wade, 2014/VOYA August 2014), and Kiss My Math (Hudson Street, 2008/VOYA October 2008) elucidate graphic design, nutrition and health, forensic medicine, primate and environmental research, and racial and gender equality.
In 1965, Lester was 16 years old when Satchel Paige made his last appearance in the major leagues, a three-inning stint with the Kansas City Athletics.
At the end of the 1956 season, writer Oscar Fraley observed that Satchel Paige was "a rounders robot who reportedly inspired Abner Doubleday to invent baseball.
Remember the saying that has been attributed to a number of people from Mark Twain to Satchel Paige to Charles F.
Visitors also learn about early Ketchikan teams, whose beach-based games were called due to high tide, and how some major league players, including Satchel Paige, once played in the far North," she adds.
In The New York Times around the same time, Satchel Paige was given the honor.
He quoted baseball player Satchel Paige in his acceptance, expressing that the quote described Mancini well: “Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.