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Negro league... Satchel Paige...

Item # 595369

September 21, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 21, 1936

* Rare Negro League baseball reporting
* Early Satchel Paige as pitcher

This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings on page 18: "Nashville Giants Score" and "Crawfords Also Win at Langford Benefit Card Before 18,000"

See photo for brief text on two Negro league baseball games. Notice the name ""Paige" as one of the batteries of the Pittsburgh Crawfords game. This is the famed Satchel Paige, 11 years prior to him entering MLB. Uncommon to find reporting on the Negro Leagues during this time.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Good condition.

Category: The 20th Century