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Satchel Paige

Baseball (7-Jul-1906 — 8-Jun-1982)


William Price Fox. Satchel Paige's America. University of Alabama Press. 2005. 142pp.

Leslie A. Heaphy (editor). Satchel Paige and Company: Essays on the Kansas City Monarchs, Their Greatest Star and the Negro Leagues. McFarland & Company. 2007. 300pp.

John B. Holway. Josh and Satch: The Life and Times of Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige. Westport, CT: Mecklermedia. 1991. 238pp.

Satchel Paige; with David Lipman. Maybe I'll Pitch Forever: A Great Baseball Player Tells the Hilarious Story Behind the Legend. University of Nebraska Press. 1993. 298pp.

Mark Ribowsky. Don't Look Back: Satchel Paige in the Shadows of Baseball. Da Capo Press. 2000. 368pp.

Robert Rubin. Satchel Paige: All-Time Baseball Great. New York: Putnam. 1974. 157pp.


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  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.540)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1118)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.789)

  8. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.553)

  9. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, p.219)

  10. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.534)

  11. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.5)

  12. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.877)

  13. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.269)

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