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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
"If you were only white".
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2012
|Named Person:||Satchel Paige; Satchel Paige|
|Material Type:||Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xxv, 347 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Warm-ups : a prelude --
Without a Satchel --
On the mount --
"If you were only white" --
Turning the Paige --
Blackballing the Great Depression --
How the West was won --
Baseball diplomacy --
The fugitive --
Double V --
Center stage in the white arena --
Ninth inning --
|Series Title:||Sports and American culture series.|
|Other Titles:||Life of Leroy "Satchel" Paige|
The problem with legendary figures like Satchel Paige is that their accomplishments are often buried under an accumulation of exaggerations and fables. In his biography of Paige, historian Donald
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