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Satchel Paige as a ROOKIE (41 years old when he was drafted from the Negro league into the major league.)

Satchel Paige as a Rookie years old) Negro league legend finally made it to the majors once the color barrier was broken

Satchel Paige was the greatest baseball pitcher of the Negro Leagues and quite possibly the greatest pitcher ever. He became the oldest rookie ever in the major-leagues when he joined the Cleveland Indians in 1948 at age 42.

Satchel Paige was the greatest baseball pitcher of the Negro Leagues and quite possibly the greatest pitcher ever. He became the oldest rookie ever in the major-leagues when he joined the Cleveland Indians in 1948 at age

Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum

Lot Detail - 1962 Satchel Paige and Goose Tatum Harlem Stars (Negro Leagues) "The Sporting News Collection Archives" Original x Photo (Sporting News Collection Hologram/MEARS Photo LOA)

Satchel Paige...This legendary Negro Leagues pitcher played for the Kansas City Monarchs and pitched in two Negro World Series and five East-West All Star games

BASEBALL LEGEND---Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 1906 – June was an American baseball player whose pitching in the Negro leagues and in Major League Baseball (MLB) made him a legend in his own lifetime.

Buck Leonard - The left-handed half of the Homestead Grays' power tandem, Buck Leonard paired with Josh Gibson to lead the Grays to 9 consecutive Negro National League championships from 1937-1945. Called the "Black Lou Gehrig," he showed the same skill on the diamond and the same strength of character off the field.

"Buck" Leonard - Hall of Fame baseball player, he was a star in the Negro Leagues, including 17 years with the Homestead Grays that included nine straight championships from Inducted 1972

Josh “Black Babe Ruth” Gibson

Considered by many as not only the greatest catcher to ever play in the Negro Leagues, but the greatest catcher in baseball history period, Josh Gibson hit an astounding for his career.

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