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An illustration in Spalding's Official Base Ball Guide, Spanish-American Edition
斯柏汀官方棒球指南中的一页 (西语、美语版,1911年)

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李洛伊.罗伯特.「萨裘」.佩吉 (Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige) 出生


李洛伊.罗伯特.「萨裘」.佩吉生于190677日。他之所以有「萨裘」这个昵称,是因为他小时候在火车站为火车乘客提行李与背包。因为他是非裔美国人,所以一开始大联盟并不允许他添加,所以佩吉是在人们说的「黑人联盟」 (the Negro League) 中打球。佩吉后来率领堪萨斯国王队 (Kansas City Monarchs) 赢得五次黑人联盟的总冠军。他后来还以自己的球技在全美国四处巡回。你知道什么叫做巡回吗?

How old is "too old" to play professional baseball? At the age of fifty-nine, Satchel Paige became the oldest player in the major leagues. He may also have been the best pitcher in baseball ever.

Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige was born on July 7, 1906. He earned his nickname, Satchel, when he was a young boy carrying bags (and satchels) at railroad stations for passengers. Initially barred from the major leagues because he was African American, Paige played in what was referred to as "the Negro Leagues." Paige's pitching took the Kansas City Monarchs to five Negro American League pennants. He also showcased his skills by barnstorming across the country. What is barnstorming?

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