Satchel Paige videos can be found throughout baseball history. Baseball: A film by Ken Burns, was the story of America's national pastime - an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. The saga brought to life rare images of baseball players hardly ever seen and in that vein Baseball Almanac is bringing to you Satchel Paige videos that have been researched by hand and specifically chosen to illustrate the life and times of this ballplayer.
"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 Autograph on a 1977 TCMA (#22)
Bob Feller on Satchel Paige
Satchel Paige is Remembered
Satchel Paige : Hall of Fame Biography
Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson
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Satchel Paige played in his first major league baseball game on 07-09-1948. His year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest appear on our comprehensive Satchel Paige baseball stats page .
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