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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.

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Who was the oldest rookie to ever play in the major leagues Paige?

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What team did Satchel Paige play for in baseball?

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Was satchel paige ever known as sweet knuckles?

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