Leroy Robert Paige
Born: July 7, 1906 in Mobile, AL
Signed as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians in 1948. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 9, 1948 (Age 42.002, 8,100th in MLB history) vs. SLB 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1948 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Browns/Indians/Athletics 1948-1965
Last Game: September 25, 1965 (Age 59.080) vs. BOS 3.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Negro League Committee as Player in 1971.
View Satchel Paige Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: June 8, 1982 in Kansas City, MO
Buried: Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, MO
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