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Satchel Paige

Leroy Robert Paige

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 180 lb.

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, 8,101st 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
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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