Satchel Paige Stats

Satchel Paige was born on Saturday, July 7, 1906, in Mobile, Alabama. Paige was 42 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 9, 1948, with the Cleveland Indians. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Satchel Paige baseball stats page.

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"I'll be 35 this year and I can only pitch as long as Satchel Paige. That gives me 35 more years." - Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw (1979)

Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige Autograph on a 1977 TCMA (#22)

Satchel Paige Autograph on a 1977 TCMA (#22)

Birth Name:
Leroy Robert Paige
Nickname:
Satchel
Born On:
07-07-1906  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Mobile, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-08-1982 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Kansas City, Missouri
Cemetery:
Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri Click For Grave Photo
High School:
Industrial School for Negro Children (Mount Meigs, AL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
07-09-1948 (Age 42)
Last Game:
09-25-1965
Draft:
Not Applicable

Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige Pitching Stats

1948 42 Indians 21 7 5 6 1 .857 2.48 3 2 1 72.2 298 61 20 21 2 22 - 43 1 1 2 -
1949 43 Indians 31 5 19 4 7 .364 3.04 1 0 5 83.0 348 70 28 29 4 33 - 54 0 1 1 -
1951 45 Browns 23 3 16 3 4 .429 4.79 0 0 5 62.0 278 67 33 39 6 29 - 48 1 1 1 -
1952 46 Browns 46 6 35 12 10 .545 3.07 3 2 10 138.0 582 116 47 51 5 57 - 91 2 3 0 -
1953 47 Browns 57 4 34 3 9 .250 3.53 0 0 11 117.1 489 114 46 51 12 39 - 51 2 1 1 -
1965 59 Athletics 1 1 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 3.0 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 -
6 Years 179 26 109 28 31 .475 3.29 7 4 32 476.0 2,005 429 174 191 29 180 0 288 6 7 5 -

Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige Hitting Stats

1948 42 Indians 21 23 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 5 2 - 0 0 .087 .087 .087
1949 43 Indians 31 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 - 4 0 - 0 2 .063 .167 .063
1951 45 Browns 23 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 1 - 0 2 .125 .125 .125
1952 46 Browns 46 39 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 - 10 4 - 0 1 .128 .150 .128
1953 47 Browns 57 29 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 - 9 1 - 0 0 .069 .069 .069
1965 59 Athletics 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
6 Years 179 124 2 12 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 32 8 0 0 5 .097 .118 .097

Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige Fielding Stats

1948 Indians P 21 7 218 14 0.7 14 2 12 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.73
1949 Indians P 31 5 249 15 0.5 15 5 10 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.63
1951 Browns P 23 3 186 7 0.3 7 2 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.02
1952 Browns P 46 6 414 28 0.6 28 5 23 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.83
1953 Browns P 57 4 352 15 0.3 15 3 12 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.15
1965 Athletics P 1 1 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
P Totals 179 26 1,428 79 0.4 79 17 62 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.49
6 Years 179 26 1,428 79 0.4 79 17 62 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.49

Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige Miscellaneous Stats

1948 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.6 0.0 1.95 5.33 2.72
1949 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 1.64 5.86 3.58
1951 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.3 0.0 1.66 6.97 4.21
1952 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 19.5 1.60 5.93 3.72
1953 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.2 14.5 1.31 3.91 2.99
1965 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.00 3.00 0.00
6 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 31.0 1.60 5.45 3.40

Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1948 Cleveland Indians 29 Undetermined - Stats
1949 Cleveland Indians 29 Undetermined - -
1951 St. Louis Browns 22 , 49 Undetermined - -
1952 St. Louis Browns 29 Undetermined Stats -
1953 St. Louis Browns 29 Undetermined Stats -
1965 Kansas City Athletics 29 Undetermined - -
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