I read this a LONG time ago so I am not completly sure, you might want to do some reasearch. Satchel Paige was not allowed to play in the Major Leagues because he was black.
he was a pitcher on the negro leagues. then was allowed to go to the Brooklyn dodgers.
No. In the modern era, Jackie Robinson was the first African American to play in the Major Leagues.
Overall, Satchel Paige played in many different baseball leagues. he played in the major and the minor leagues. he also played in the negro leagues and his number in the negro leagues was #25 ~thx! (for lookin at this info!)
pitching at the age of 58 years old in the major leagues!
During his career Satchel Paige racked up 288 strikeouts. He pitched in both the Major Leagues and the Negro Leagues. He was a right handed pitcher and at age 42, was the oldest rookie in MLB.
This question is impossible to answer as Satchel Paige played for many unorganized teams as well as in the Negro Leagues, whose records are not complete, nor completely accurate.
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.
In the Major Leagues, Paige pitched for the Cleveland Indians in 1948 and 1949, the St. Louis Browns from 1951 to 1953, and, briefly, for the Kansas City Athletics in 1965.
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.