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Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982


  • [Individual was a Baseball Hall of Fame inductee.]
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    • us: Paige, Leroy Robert, 1906-1982
    • us: Page, Leroy Robert, 1906-1982
    • us: Satchel (Baseball player), 1906-1982
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    • Paige, Leroy, 1906-1982
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    • found: Humphrey, K.L. Satchel Paige, 1988: CIP t.p., galley (Leroy "Satchel" Paige, b. 7/7/1906 in Mobile, Ala.; professional baseball pitcher & pitcher-coach for the Atlanta Braves from 1968 to 1969; inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971; d. 6/8/82)
    • found: LC data base, 8/7/87 (hdg.: Paige, Leroy, 1906- ; usage: LeRoy (Satchel) Paige)
    • found: Baseball encyc. (Satchel Paige; Paige, Leroy Robert)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, June 21, 2011: List of baseball nicknames entry (Satchel Paige: Satchel)
    • found: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum WWW site, June 21, 2011: Satchel Paige entry (Leroy Robert Paige; b. July 7, 1906, Mobile, Ala.; d. June 8, 1982, Kansas City, Mo., aged 75; inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in 1971) {http://baseballhall.org/hof/paige-satchel}
    • found: "If you were only white" : the life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, 2012: p. 1 (Leroy Robert Page (the change in spelling of the last name is a story in itself))
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Paige, Satchel; Leroy Robert Paige; baseball player; born 07 July, 1906 in Mobile, Alabama, United States; baseball player, semipro at Mobile Tigers (1924), then at Chattanooga Black Lookouts, Negro Southern League (1926), Birmingham Black Barons, Negro National League (1927), Nashville Elite Giants, Negro Southern League (1931), Gus Greenlee's Pittsburgh Crawfords, Bismarck, North Dakota (1935,1936); won island championship with Ciudad Trujillo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; pitched in Mexican League (1938); pitcher at Kansas City Monarchs' second team, Northwest and Canada (1939) and Monarchs' regular club, Negro League East-West (1940-1948), Cleveland Indians (1948, 1949); with St. Louis Browns (1951-1953); was selected to the American League All-Star team (1952); pitcher at the International League, Miami (1956-1958), Portland, Pacific Coast League (1961), Kansas City Athletics (1965), Indianapolis Clowns (1967); coached for Atlanta Braves (1968); first Negro League player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame (1971); died 8 June, 1982 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States)
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    • [Individual was a Baseball Hall of Fame inductee.]
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    • 1987-08-18: new
    • 2015-09-07: revised
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