June 12, 2022

Today in History: Satchel Paige

Today in History–July 7–the Library of Congress features Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige, born on this day in 1906. Did you know that Paige was 69 years old when he pitched in his final game, shutting out all but one hitter in three innings? Learn more about this extraordinary baseball player by visiting the Today in History section, then check out these baseball teaching resources and primary source sets. Satchel Paige historical newspaper coverage A resolution to commend Satchel Paige for … [Read more...]