Paige, Leroy R. (Satchel)

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Satchel Paige with Bismarck National Semi-Pro Championship Team

Photograph of the integrated, semi-professional Bismarck National Championship Team of 1935. Pictured are kneeling left to right: Joe Desiderato, Al Leary, Neil Churchill, Dan Oberholzer, and Ed Hendee. Standing left to right: Hilton Smith, Red Haley, Barney Morris, Leroy "Satchel" Paige, Moose Johnson, Quincy Troupe, and Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe. Smith and Paige more famously pitched for the Kansas City Monarchs. Each player's position is written in blue ink on their uniform.

Satchel Paige

Photograph of Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige preparing to throw a baseball in Havana, Cuba.