It’s Satchel Paige‘s birthday.
In an interview in the early ‘50s, Chet Brewer said “Satchel Paige is the best pitcher by far. Satchel has an arm that comes once every 50 years. It is loose all the time & he never has any trouble. Everything he does is colorful & he's a fast man with a gag!" pic.twitter.com/b7EpB4YibF
— Kyle McNary (@KyleMcNary) December 30, 2018
Rare-Satchel vs NY Yankees, 6/18/53, Yankee Stadium (from the BW Vintage Collection of the Flagstaff Films baseball home movie archive) pic.twitter.com/9KIWIM60z2
— Flagstaff Films (@Flagstafffilms) December 10, 2018
— Baseball by BSmile (@BSmile) December 5, 2018
— Baseball by BSmile (@BSmile) July 7, 2018
Happy Birthday to Satchel Paige, who would have turned 112 today! pic.twitter.com/orEqGjjbY7
— Hot Sauce🎙️ (@hotsaucepodcast) July 7, 2018
— Library of Congress (@librarycongress) July 7, 2018
Satchel Paige's Rules For Staying Young, which admittedly I have not always followed to the letter pic.twitter.com/jU49neGCLm
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) July 7, 2018
Satchel Paige in Harlem, 1941 pic.twitter.com/0AZHWaQbpc
— SportsPaper (@SportsPaperInfo) July 1, 2018
Today in 1906: Satchel Paige, icon of the Negro League & major league baseball, is born. He signed this baseball.
— amhistorymuseum (@amhistorymuseum) July 7, 2018
#OTD in 1952, forty-six-year-old Satchel Paige pitched a 12-inn shutout v DET.
12 IP, 7 H, 2 BB, 9 K
— Play Deep, ACME (@playdeepacme) August 7, 2018