Satchel Paige made it to the major leagues on this day in 1948.
Paige pitched two innings and was 6-1 with a 2.48 ERA for the World Champion Cleveland Indians.
Paige was the greatest pitcher of the old Negro Leagues. He led the Kansas City Monarchs to four consecutive pennants from 1939 to 1942.
Paige was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1971.
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