Category: History

Satchel Paige

Interracial Baseball from 1920-1935

Estimated reading time: 31 minutes

As Satchel Paige stood behind the pitcher’s mound facing the outfield, his mind likely raced with excitement and a sense of accomplishment. With two outs in the ninth inning, the African American hurler and his Bismarck (North Dakota) teammates were on the brink of the first-ever national semi-pro baseball championship.

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