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Q: How did satchel paige help bring spotlight of major league team owners attention to the Negro leagues?
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Was satchel paige ever known as sweet knuckles?

No, iconic baseball player, Leroy "Satchel" Paige was not known as "Sweet Knuckles". His nickname was "Satchel" which came from him being compared to a "Satchel Tree" when he earned extra money by carrying the luggage of businessmen to the train station. He is still on record as the oldest rookie in the history of Major League Baseball. He entered the major leagues via the Negro Leagues at the age of forty two. He was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1971 and passed away in 1982.

What team did Satchel Paige play for in baseball?

Satchel Paige debuted on July 9, 1948, playing for the Cleveland Indians at Cleveland Stadium; he played his final game on September 25, 1965, playing for the Kansas City Athletics at Municipal Stadium I.

When did Satchel Paige get into the major leagues?

Leroy "Satchel" Paige made his major league debut with the Cleveland Indians on July 9, 1948 when he was believed to be 42 years old. Paige, who had spent his prime years playing in the Negro Leagues, was a member of the Indians team that won the 1948 World Series in six games over the Boston Braves of the National League. He became the first African-American to pitch in a World Series contest when he made an appearance in Game 5.

Who was a negro league baseball player?

Satchel Paige

When did satchel paige start playing baseball?

Satchel Paige was signed to the Cleveland Indians of the American League in 1948.

What is Satchel Paiges batting average?

Satchel Paige was a pitcher He batted .097 but he was black and spent most of his days in the negro league so .097 is his major league average

Who was the first black in national baseball league?

Satchel pages

What are the baseball leagues called?

The American League and the National League

What did satchel paige do that made him famous?

he is famous for pitching for many different teams.he has broken many records. Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige 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. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1971, the first player to be inducted based upon his play in the Negro leagues.

What leagues are there in basketball?

There is the NBA and there is a league with players not quite at the NBA level. The NBA is the major league with the professional basketball players. There are also college leagues, and elementary schools even have leagues.

What are the leagues called in Australian football?

Exactly that: leagues. There is the AFL (Australian Football League), and some lower level leagues: SANFL (South Australian National Football League), WAFL (West Australian Football League), VFL (Victorian Football League), etc.

What years did Satchel Paige play in the major leagues?

Satchel Paige played 6 years in the Major Leagues. At age 41 Paige made his Major League debut on July 9, 1948 with the Cleveland Indians. He pitched 2 years with the Indians 1948 and 1949, 3 years with the St. Louis Browns from 1951 -1953, and at age 58 he appeared in one game with the Kansas City Athletics in 1965.