Leroy “Satchel” Paige

Satchel Paige

Born: July 7, 1906, in Mobile, Alabama
Died: June 8, 1982, in Kansas City, Missouri
Bats: Right Throws: Right
HT: 6-3 WT: 180 lb.

In 1939-40, he led the league in wins (19) and strikeouts (208), both records in 55 game calendar…named to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971 and the Puerto Rico Professional Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996…in 2014 he was selected as one of the best 75 players of the Puerto Rico Professional League.

Photo Colorization: Joe Torres

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